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- January 1, 1971 - Advertising of cigarettes on radio and television ceases as the Public Health Cigarette Smoking Act goes into effect.
- January 25, 1971 - Uganda's President Milton Obote is overthrown by Idi Amin.
- March 14, 1971 - Carole King is the big winner at the Grammy Awards
- May 5, 1971 - More than 12,000 were arrested during three days of anti-war protests in the Washington, D.C.
- June 30, 1971 - Three Soviet Soyuz 11 cosmonauts die when their oxygen supply leaks due to a faulty valve during re-entry.
- June 30, 1971 - The Supreme Court gives the go ahead for the New York Times and Washington Post to resume publication of the Pentagon Papers.
- July 1, 1971 - Ratification of the 26th Amendment to the Constitution, which granted voting rights to 18-year-olds.
- August 15, 1971 - President Nixon orders a 90 day wage and price freeze.
- September 13, 1971 - Over 1,000 state troopers storm and take back the state prison in Attica, New York, leaving 10 hostages and 30 convicts dead.
- November 13, 1971 - Mariner 9 becomes the first space probe to orbit another planet as it encounters Mars.
- November 15, 1971 - China is seated at the United Nations for the first time.
- November 24, 1971 - Hijacker D.B. Cooper parachutes out of a 727 with $200,000 at 10,000 feet and is never seen again.
- December 3, 1971 - War breaks out between Pakistan and India over Kashmir.
- December 10, 1971 - William Rehnquist becomes the fourth Nixon Supreme Court appointee to be confirmed by Congress.
- December 17, 1971 - A 15-day war between India and Pakistan over Bangladesh ends.
- December 22, 1971 - Austrian Kurt Waldheim is chosen as secretary-general of the United Nations.
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