Historical Events on September 3, 1971

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • A baby girl and an Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR) soldier are killed in separate shooting incidents in Northern Ireland
  • John Lennon leaves UK for NYC, never to return
  • Manlio Brosio resigns as secretary general of NATO
  • Qatar regains complete independence from Britain
  • Watergate team breaks into Daniel Ellsberg's doctor's office