On This Day

September 3, 1971 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • A baby girl and an Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR) soldier are killed in separate shooting incidents in Northern Ireland
  • Manlio Brosio resigns as secretary general of NATO
  • Qatar regains complete independence from Britain
  • Watergate team breaks into Daniel Ellsberg's doctor's office

Birthdays in History

  • Chabeli Iglesias, daughter of Julio Iglesias, born in Madrid, Spain
1971 in History