Historical Events on October 21, 1971

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "To Live Another Summer" opens at Helen Hayes NYC for 173 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nobel prize for literature awarded to Pablo Neruda

  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • William H Rehnquist & Lewis F Powell nominated to US Supreme Court by Nixon, following resignations of Justices Hugo Black & John Harlan