On This Day

January 12, 1971 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • 2 bombs explode at UK Employment Secretary Robert Carr's home
  • Congressional Black Caucus organizes
  • Negotiations over price of petroleum begin in Tehran between 6 OPEC Persian Gulf states and 22 oil companies

Historic Event

US Federal grand jury indicts Rev Philip Berrigan & 5 others, including a nun & 2 priests, on charges of plotting to kidnap Henry Kissinger