October 21, 1971 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

Nobel prizeNobel Prize

Nobel prize for literature awarded to Pablo Neruda

  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • William H Rehnquist & Lewis F Powell nominated to US Supreme Court by Nixon, following resignations of Justices Hugo Black & John Harlan

Birthdays in History

  • Jade Jagger, daughter of Mick & Bianca Jagger, born in Paris, France