On This Day

June 13, 1971 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • "The New York Times" begins publishing excerpts from the Pentagon Papers, classified documents on the long history of the U.S. in Vietnam
  • In defiance of a government ban, members of the Orange Order march through the mainly Catholic town of Dungiven, County Londonderry, causing a riot

Birthdays in History

  • Broderick nonuplets, born in Sydney, Australia
1971 in History