Historical Events on August 15, 1971

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Bahrain gains independence from Britain
  • Charles Lismont wins Helsinki marathon (2:13:09.0)
  • KVRL (now KRIV) TV ch 26 in Houston, Texas (Fox) begins
  • Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Len Immke Buick Golf Open
  • The Social Democratic and Labour Party announce a campaign of civil disobedience in response to the introduction of Internment in Northern Ireland

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Richard Nixon announces 90-day freeze on wages, prices & rents

37th US President Richard Nixon
37th US President
Richard Nixon