Historical Events on February 4, 1971

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Baseball announces a special hall of fame wing for blacks
  • British car maker Rolls Royce declared itself bankrupt
  • Government exhibit under construction in Brazil collapses, kills 65
  • Lieutenant-General Vernon Erskine-Crum becomes General Officer Commanding of the British Army in Northern Ireland
  • National Guard mobilized to quell rioting in Wilmington NC
  • The NASDAQ stock exchange, the second-largest in the world - behind the New York Stock Exchange - is founded in New York City