On This Day

January 23, 1971 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • -80°F (-62°C) in Prospect Creek Camp, Alaska (US record)
  • 4th ABA All-Star Game: East 126 beats West 122 at Carolina
  • Britain allowed to sell arms to S. Africa, after Commonwealth Conference in Singapore ends in compromise
  • Riots break out in the Shankill Road area of Belfast, North Ireland
  • UCLA loses to Notre Dame, UCLA then wins next 88 games in a row

Deaths in History

  • Fritz Feigl, Austria-born chemist (b. 1871)
1971 in History