What Happened on September 6, 1971

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

Conference meetingMeeting of Interest

British Prime Minister Edward Heath meets with Irish Prime Minister/Taoiseach Jack Lynch at Chequers in England to discuss the situation in Northern Ireland

British Prime Minister Edward Heath
British Prime Minister
Edward Heath

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jerry Lewis' 6th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $8,125,387

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Jerry Lewis
  • William Craig and Ian Paisley speak at a rally in Belfast before a crowd of approximately 20,000 people and call for the establishment of a 'third force' to defend 'Ulster'

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony Goldwire, American NBA guard (Denver Nuggets), born in West Palm Beach, Florida
  • Devang Gandhi, Indian cricketer, born in Bhavnagar, Gujarat
  • Dolores O‚ÄôRiordan, Irish musician and singer-songwriter (The Cranberries, Zombie, Linger), born in Ballybricken, County Limerick, Ireland (d. 2018)
  • Holli Hyche, American runner, born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Kathy Wolfgramm, American rocker (Jets), born in San Diego, California
  • Pavel Patera, Czech hockey forward (Team Czech Rep, Olympic gold 1998), born in Kladno, Czech Republic