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June 30, 1971 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • Crew of Russian space mission Soyuz 11 found dead upon arrival on earth (only people to die in space)

Deaths in History

  • Georgi T Dobrovolsky, Soviet cosmonaut (Soyuz 11-land accident), dies at 43
  • Viktor Ivanovich Patsayev, USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 11), dies at 38
  • Vladislav Nikolayevich Volkov, cosmonaut (Soyuz 7, 11), dies at 35
1971 in History