On This Day

September 16, 1971 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • 6 Ku Klux Klansmen arrested in connection with bombing of 10 school buses
  • A number of Unionists resign over the proposed tripartite talks involving Northern Ireland, the UK, and the Republic of Ireland

Deaths in History

  • Ferdinand Sassen, Dutch philosopher and director, dies at 77
1971 in History