On This Day

July 6, 1971 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • A member of the Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA) is killed in a premature explosion in County Tipperary, Republic of Ireland
  • Barend Biesheuvel government forms in Netherlands
  • Dr Hastings Kamuzu Banda sworn in as President for Life of Malawi
  • White House Plumbers unit formed to plug news leaks

Deaths in History

  • Horst Lange, German writer (The Long Lament), dies at 66
  • Thomas C Heart, US admiral/commander (Asiatic fleet), dies
1971 in History