Historical Events on May 15, 1971

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "70, Girls, 70" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 35 performances
  • 96th Preakness: Gustavo Avila aboard Canonero II wins in 1:54
  • Irish Republican Army member William 'Billy' Reid is shot dead by British soldiers in Belfast
  • Radio Nordsee International's ship bombed