February 5 – Apollo 14 lands on the Moon.
February 6 – The 4.6 Mb Tuscania earthquake shook the Italian province of Viterbo with a maximum Mercalli intensity of VIII ( Severe), causing 24 deaths, 150 injuries, and extreme damage.
Switzerland gives women voting rights in state elections, but not in all
canton-specific ones. Władysław Gomułka is expelled from the Central Council of the Polish Communist Party.
February 8 – A new stock market index called the Nasdaq Composite debuts.
February 10 – A total lunar eclipse was visible from Pacific, Americas, Europe, Africa, and was the 50th lunar eclipse of Lunar Saros 123.
February 11 – The US, UK, USSR and others sign the Seabed Treaty, outlawing nuclear weapons on the ocean floor.
February 11– February 12 – Palestinian and Jordanian fighters clash in Amman.
February 13 – Vietnam War: Backed by American air and artillery support, South Vietnamese troops invade Laos.
February 16 – In Italy, a local parliament elects the city of Catanzaro as the capital of Calabria; residents of Reggio di Calabria riot for 5 days because of the decision.
February 21 – The Convention on Psychotropic Substances is signed at Vienna.
February 25 – A partial solar eclipse was visible from Europe, Africa, Asia, and was the 18th solar eclipse of Solar Saros 149.
February 26 – Secretary General U Thant signs the United Nations proclamation of the vernal equinox as Earth Day.
February 27 – Doctors in the first Dutch abortion clinic (Mildredhuis in Arnhem) start to perform abortus provocatus. February 28 – Evel Knievel sets a world record and jumps 19 cars in Ontario, California.
March 4 – The southern part of Quebec, and especially Montreal, receive 16½" (42 cm) of snow in what becomes known as the Century's Snowstorm ( la tempête du siècle).
March 5 – The Pakistani army occupies East Pakistan. In Belfast, a Led Zeppelin show includes the first public performance of " Stairway to Heaven," a song from the fourth album.
March 6 – A fire in a mental hospital at Burghölzli, Switzerland, kills 28 people.
The British postal workers' strike, led by
UPW General Secretary Tom Jackson, ends after 47 days. Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, political leader of then East Pakistan (present day- Bangladesh), delivers a now-famous speech in the Racecourse Field in Dhaka, calling on the masses to be prepared to fight for national independence.
March 10 – William McMahon replaces John Gorton as the Liberal/ Country Coalition Prime Minister of Australia, after Gorton resigned following a vote of confidence that was tied 33-all.
March 12 – Hafez al-Assad becomes president of Syria.
March 12– 13 – The Allman Brothers Band plays their legendary concert at the Fillmore East.
March 16 – Trygve Bratteli forms a government in Norway.
March 18 – A landslide at Chungar, Peru crashes into Yanawayin Lake, killing 200.
March 23 – General Alejandro Lanusse of Argentina takes power in a military coup.
March 25 – The Pakistani army starts Operation Searchlight in East Pakistan (now Bangladesh) from midnight, after President Agha Muhammad Yahya Khan, a military ruler, voids election results that gave the Awami League an overwhelming majority in the parliament.
March 27 – East Pakistan (now Bangladesh) independence is repeatedly declared by Army Major (later President of Bangladesh) Ziaur Rahman on behalf of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman from Kalurghat Radio Station, Chittagong.
March 28 – airs its final episode. The Ed Sullivan Show
March 31 –
April 1 – The United Kingdom lifts all restrictions on gold ownership.
April 7 – Greece releases 261 political prisoners, 50 of whom are sent into internal exile.
April 8 – A right-wing coup attempt is exposed in Laos.
April 9 – Charles Manson is sentenced to death; in 1972, the sentence for all California Death Row inmates is commuted to life imprisonment.
April 10 – Veterans Stadium in Philadelphia opens.
April 12 – Palestinians retreat from Amman to the north of Jordan.
April 26 – The government of Turkey declares a state of siege in 11 provinces, Ankara included, due to violent demonstrations.
April 28 – The first number of Il Manifesto is issued in Italy.
April 29 – Bolivia nationalizes the American-owned Matilde zinc mine.
Amtrak begins inter-city rail passenger service in the United States. The Ceylonese government promises amnesty for those guerillas who surrender before April 5.
May 2 – In Ceylon, left-wing guerillas launch a series of assaults against public buildings.
May 5 – The US dollar floods the European currency markets and threatens especially the Deutsche Mark; the central banks of Austria, Belgium, Netherlands and Switzerland stop the currency trading.
May 6 – The Ceylon government begins a major offensive against the People's Liberation Front.
May 12 – An earthquake in Turkey destroys most of the city of Burdur.
May 15 – Efraim Elrom, Israeli ambassador to Turkey, is kidnapped; he is found killed in Istanbul May 25.
May 16 – A coup attempt is exposed and foiled in Egypt.
The U.S. Congress formally votes to end funding for the American Supersonic Transport program.
The Montreal Canadiens win the Stanley Cup against the Chicago Black Hawks. The Canadiens became only the second team in NHL history to win the Cup in game 7 on the road, and did so after the home team won each of the previous six games in the series. This also marked the last NHL game that the late Jean Béliveau played.
May 19 – Mars probe program: is launched by the Mars 2 Soviet Union.
May 22 – An earthquake lasting 20 seconds destroys most of Bingöl, Turkey – more than 1,000 are killed, 10,000 made homeless.
May 23 – An air crash at Rijeka Airport, Yugoslavia kills 78 people, mostly British tourists.
Austria and the People's Republic of China establish diplomatic relations.
Qantas agrees to pay $500,000 to bomb hoaxer-extortionist Mr. Brown (Peter Macari), who is later arrested.
Six armed passengers hijack a
Romanian passenger plane and force it to fly to Vienna. Christie's auctions a diamond known as Deepdene; it is later found to be artificially colored.
May 28 – Portugal resigns from UNESCO.
May 30 – Mariner program: is launched toward Mariner 9 Mars.
Massachusetts passes its Chapter 766 laws enacting special education.
June 1 – Vietnam War: Vietnam Veterans for a Just Peace, claiming to represent the majority of U.S. veterans who served in Southeast Asia, speak against war protests.
The U.S. ends its
trade embargo of China. Corpus Thursday: A student rally on the streets of Mexico City is roughly dispersed.
June 11 – Neville Bonner becomes the first Indigenous Australian to sit in the Australian Parliament.
June 14 – Norway begins oil production in the North Sea.
Representatives of Japan and the United States sign the Okinawa Reversion Agreement, whereby the U.S. will return control of
Okinawa.  President Richard Nixon declares the U.S. War on Drugs.
June 20 – Britain announces that Soviet space scientist Anatoli Fedoseyev has been granted asylum.
June 21 – Britain begins new negotiations for EEC membership in Luxembourg.
June 25 – Madagascar accuses the U.S. of being connected to the plot to oust the government; the U.S. recalls its ambassador.
June 27 – Concert promoter Bill Graham closes the legendary Fillmore East, which first opened on 2nd Avenue (between 5th and 6th Streets) in New York City on March 8, 1968.
June 28 – Assassin Jerome A. Johnson shoots Joe Colombo, boss of his eponymous crime family, in the head in a middle of an Italian-American rally, putting him in a coma. June 30
After a successful mission aboard
, the world's first manned space station, the crew of the Salyut 1 spacecraft die after their air supply leaks out through a faulty valve. Soyuz 11
: The New York Times Co. v. United States U.S. Supreme Court rules that the Pentagon Papers may be published, rejecting government injunctions as unconstitutional prior restraint. The classical musical fantasy family film
Nordic Council secretariat inaugurated.
July 3 – Jim Morrison, lead singer of The Doors, is found dead in his bathtub in Paris, France.
July 4 – Michael S. Hart posts the first e-book, a copy of the United States Declaration of Independence, on the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign's mainframe computer, the origin of Project Gutenberg. 
July 5 – Right to vote: The 26th Amendment to the United States Constitution, formally certified by President Richard Nixon, lowers the voting age from 21 to 18.
July 6 – Hastings Banda is proclaimed President for Life of Malawi.
July 9 – The United Kingdom increases its troops in Northern Ireland to 11,000.
July 10– 11 – Coup attempt in Morocco: 1,400 cadets take over the king's palace for three hours and kill 28 people; 158 rebels die when the king's troops storm the palace (ten high-ranking officers are later executed for involvement).
July 10 – Gloria Steinem makes her Address to the Women of America.
July 11 – Copper mines in Chile are nationalized.
July 14 – Libya severs its diplomatic ties with Morocco.
July 15 – American President Richard Nixon announces his 1972 visit to China.
July 17 – Italy and Austria sign a treaty that ends the schism about South Tyrol.
July 18 – The Trucial States are formed in the Persian Gulf.
July 19 – The South Tower of the World Trade Center in New York City is topped out at 1,362 feet (415 m), making it the second tallest building in the world.
July 19– 23 – Major Hashem al-Atta ousts Jaafar Muhammad al-Nimeiri in a military coup in Sudan. Fighting continues until on July 22, when pro-Nimeiri troops win. Al-Atta and three officers are executed.
July 22 – A partial solar eclipse was visible from Asia and North America, and was the 70th and final solar eclipse of Solar Saros 116.
July 24 – Georgina Rizk of Lebanon will be crowned Miss Universe 1971.
July 25– 30 – Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli records in Munich two Debussy works for Deutsche Grammophon; it is his fifth recording.
July 26 – Apollo 15 (carrying astronauts David Scott, Alfred Worden, and James Irwin) is launched.
July 28 – Abdel Khaliq Mahjub, Sudanese communist leader, is hanged.
July 29 – The United Kingdom opts out of the Space Race, with the cancellation of its Black Arrow launch vehicle.
July 30 – In Japan, an All Nippon Airways Boeing 727 collides with a Japanese fighter jet; 162 people are killed.
Camden, New Jersey erupts in race riots following the beating death of a Puerto Rican motorist by city police. Looting and arson occurred. This is a turning point in Camden's decline to one of the poorest and highest-crime municipalities in the United States. Camden was, however, the site of a 1949 shooting rampage by Howard Unruh, considered by some to be the first mass murderer in the United States. The riots result in the demise of Camden's Sears and A&P branches. Also in 1971, Philadelphia International Records is established, with Camden native Leon Huff as co-founder.
August 1 – In New York City, 40,000 attend The Concert for Bangladesh.
August 2 – J. C. Penney debuts its trademark Helvetica wordmark which has been used ever since.
August 5 – The South Pacific Forum (SPF) is established.
August 6 – A total lunar eclipse lasting 1 hour, 40 minutes, and 4 seconds is observed, was visible from South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia, and was the 38th lunar eclipse of Lunar Saros 128.
August 7 – Apollo 15 returns to Earth.
August 10 – , the first book in the Mr. Tickle series is first published. Mr. Men
August 11 – Construction begins on the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans.
British troops are stationed on the Ireland border to stop arms smuggling.
Bahrain declares independence as the State of Bahrain (As of 2018 officially the Kingdom of Bahrain).
August 19– 22 – A right-wing coup ignites a rebellion in Bolivia. Miners and students join troops to support president Juan José Torres, but eventually Hugo Banzer takes over.
August 21 – A bomb made of two hand grenades by communist rebels explodes in the Liberal Party campaign party in Plaza Miranda in Quiapo, Manila the Philippines, injuring several anti- Marcos political candidates.
August 26 – A civilian government takes power in Greece.
Operation Sourisak Montry VIII opens when forces of the Royal Thai Army recapture several positions in the territory of Laos on the south bank of the Mekong in response to an encroaching Chinese presence to the north.
September 4 – A Boeing 727 ( Alaska Airlines Flight 1866) crashes into the side of a mountain near Juneau, Alaska, killing all 111 people on board.
September 8 – In Washington, D.C., the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is inaugurated, with the opening feature being the premiere of Leonard Bernstein's . Mass
September 9– 13 – Attica Prison riot: – A revolt breaks out at the maximum-security prison in Attica, New York. In the end, state police and the United States National Guard storm the facility; 42 are killed, 10 of them hostages.
September 17 – Hugo L. Black retires as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States after serving for 34 years, at the time a record for longevity. Black died eight days later.
September 19 – Trams in Ballarat (Victoria, Australia) cease to run.
September 21 – Pakistan declares a state of emergency.
September 24 – Britain expels 90 KGB and GRU officials; 15 are not allowed to return.
September 27– October 11 – Japanese Emperor Hirohito travels abroad.
September 28 – Cardinal József Mindszenty, who has taken refuge in the U.S. Embassy in Budapest since 1956, is allowed to leave Hungary.
Over a four-day period,
Pink Floyd recorded their groundbreaking film, at the Pink Floyd: Live at Pompeii Amphitheatre of Pompeii.
October 1 – Walt Disney World opens in Orlando, Florida.
October 13 – The Pittsburgh Pirates defeat the Baltimore Orioles 4–3 in Game 4 of the World Series at home in the first ever Major League Baseball postseason game played at night. The Pirates defeated the Orioles 2–1 in the decisive Game 7 at Baltimore four days later.
October 14 – Greenpeace is founded in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
October 18 – In New York City, the Knapp Commission begins public hearings on police corruption.
October 24 – Texas Stadium opens in Irving, Texas. In the inaugural game, the host Dallas Cowboys defeat the New England Patriots 44–21.
October 25 – The United Nations General Assembly admits the People's Republic of China and expels the Republic of China (or Taiwan).
October 27 – The Democratic Republic of the Congo is renamed Zaire.
October 29 – Vietnam War – Vietnamization: The total number of American troops still in Vietnam drops to a record low of 196,700 (the lowest since January 1966).
October 30 – Rev. Ian Paisley's Democratic Unionist Party is founded in Northern Ireland. October 31 – A bomb explodes at the top of the Post Office Tower in London
Erin Pizzey establishes the world's first domestic violence shelter in Chiswick, London.  
November 3 – The is published. UNIX Programmer's Manual
November 6 – Operation Grommet: The U.S. tests a thermonuclear warhead at Amchitka Island in Alaska, code-named Project Cannikin. At around 5 megatons, it is the largest ever U.S. underground detonation.
November 8 – Led Zeppelin releases their fourth studio album , which goes on to sell 23,000,000 copies in the United States. Led Zeppelin IV
November 9 – A Royal Air Force C-130 crashes into the Ligurian Sea near Leghorn, Italy, killing all 51 people on board.
November 10 – In Cambodia, Khmer Rouge forces attack Phnom Penh and its airport, killing 44, wounding at least 30 and damaging 9 airplanes.
November 12 – Vietnam War – Vietnamization: U.S. President Richard M. Nixon sets February 1, 1972, as the deadline for the removal of another 45,000 American troops from Vietnam.
November 13 – Mariner program: becomes the first spacecraft to enter Mariner 9 Mars orbit successfully.
November 14 – Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria is enthroned.
November 18 – Oman gains independence from the United Kingdom.
November 20 – A bridge still in construction, called Elevado Engenheiro Freyssinet, falls over the Paulo de Frontin Avenue, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; 48 people are killed and several injured. Reconstructed, the bridge is a part of the Linha Vermelha elevate.
November 22 – In Britain's worst mountaineering tragedy, the Cairngorm Plateau Disaster, five children and one of their leaders are found dead from exposure in the Scottish mountains.
November 23 – The People's Republic of China takes the Republic of China's seat on the United Nations Security Council (see China and the United Nations).
During a severe storm over
Washington State, a man calling himself D. B. Cooper parachutes from the Northwest Orient Airlines plane he had hijacked, with US$200,000 in ransom money, and is never seen again (as of March 2008, this case remains the only unsolved skyjacking in history). A Brussels court sentences pretender Alexis Brimeyer to 18 months in jail for falsely using a noble title; Brimeyer has already fled to Greece.
November 28 – The 59th Grey Cup Game sees the Calgary Stampeders beat the Toronto Argonauts 14–11.
December 1 – Cambodian Civil War: Khmer Rouge rebels intensify assaults on Cambodian government positions, forcing their retreat from Kompong Thmar and nearby Ba Ray, 10 kilometers northeast of Phnom Penh.
December 3 – The Indo-Pakistani War of 1971 begins with Operation Chengiz Khan as Pakistan launches preemptive attacks on nine Indian airbases. The next day India launches a massive invasion of East Pakistan.
December 3– 4 – The Pakistani submarine PNS (former Ghazi USS ) sinks mysteriously near the Indian coast while laying mines. Diablo
December 7 – Battle of Sylhet rages between the Pakistani military and the Mukti Bahini. 
December 8 – U.S. President Richard Nixon orders the 7th Fleet to move towards the Bay of Bengal in the Indian Ocean.
December 10 – The John Sinclair Freedom Rally in support of the imprisoned activist features a performance by John Lennon at Crisler Arena, Ann Arbor, Michigan.
December 11 – Nihat Erim forms the new government of Turkey (34th government; Nihat Erim has served two times as prime minister).
December 16 – Victory Day of Bangladesh: The Pakistan Army in East Pakistan (now Bangladesh) surrenders to the joint forces of India and the Bengali nationalist separatists, ending the Bangladesh Liberation War.
December 20 – Two groups of French doctors involved in humanitarian aid merge to form Médecins Sans Frontières.
December 29 – The United Kingdom gives up its military bases in Malta.
Ray Tomlinson sends the first ARPANET e-mail between host computers. The
Free State of Christiania is founded.
Seychelles International Airport in Victoria, Seychelles ( Mahe) is completed.
Crude oil production peaks in the continental United States at approximately 4.5 million barrels per day (720,000 m 3/d). The
Center for Science in the Public Interest is established in the United States. The
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism is established in the United States. The British crime magazine
Master Detective, in an attempt to capitalize on the murder of Diane Maxwell, illegally takes photo negatives from Houston, Texas and uses them for a 1971 edition.
Kamuzu Banda, president of Malawi, becomes the first Black President to visit South Africa.
January 3 – Cory Cross, Canadian ice hockey player
January 5 – Mayuko Takata, Japanese actress
January 11 – Mary J. Blige, American singer
January 12 – Jay Burridge, British artist and television presenter
January 14 – Lasse Kjus, Norwegian alpine skier
January 15 – Regina King, American actress
January 17 – Kid Rock, American rock singer
Lil Jon, American rapper, producer and actor
January 19 – Shawn Wayans, American actor
January 20 – Gary Barlow, British singer-songwriter
January 24 – Stanislas Merhar, French actor
January 25 – Luca Badoer, Italian race car driver
January 26 – Li Ming, Chinese footballer and football executive
January 29 – Clare Balding, British sports presenter
January 30 – Lizzie Grubman, American publicist January 31
Patrick "Pat" Kielty, Northern Irish comedian and television presenter
Lee Young-ae, South Korean actress
February 6 – Brian Stepanek, American actor and voice actor
February 9 – Sharon Case, American model and actress
February 12 – Scott Menville, American actor and voice actor
February 13 – Mats Sundin, Swedish ice hockey player
February 17 – Denise Richards, American actress
February 18 – Thomas Bjørn, Danish golfer
February 19 – Gil Shaham, Israeli/American violinist
February 21 – Randy Blythe, American heavy metal singer ( Lamb of God)
February 22 – Lea Salonga, Filipino singer and actress
February 23 – Melinda Messenger, English television presenter
Erykah Badu, American singer-songwriter and record producer Max Martin, Swedish music producer and songwriter
February 27 – Rozonda Thomas, African-American singer
Amanda Davis, American writer and teacher (d. 2003)
March 3 – Charlie Brooker, English satirist and writer
March 5 – Yuri Lowenthal, American actor, voice actor, producer and screenwriter
March 6 – Val Venis, Canadian professional wrestler
March 10 – Jon Hamm, American actor, director and producer
March 11 – Johnny Knoxville, American actor, comedian, and stunt performer
March 15 – Chris Patton, American voice actor
March 16 – Alan Tudyk, American actor and voice actor
March 26 – Behzad Ghorbani, Iranian scientist
Pavel Bure, Russian ice hockey player
Craig McCracken, American animator, writer, and cartoonist
April 1 – Jessica Collins, American actress
April 5 – Choi Eun-sung, South Korean footballer
April 7 – Franky Vandendriessche, Belgian footballer
April 8 – Kim Byung-ji, South Korean footballer
April 9 – Jacques Villeneuve, Canadian 1997 Formula 1 world champion
April 11 – Oliver Riedel, German musician ( Rammstein)
April 13 – Steven Lustü, Danish footballer
April 14 – Miguel Calero, Colombian footballer (d. 2012)
April 15 – Kate Harbour, English voice actress
April 17 – José Francisco Cevallos, Ecuadorian footballer
April 22 – Daisuke Enomoto, first Japanese space tourist
April 23 – D.B. Weiss, American television producer and writer, and novelist
May 3 – Douglas Carswell, British politician, first elected MP for the UK Independence Party 
May 5 – Dresta, American rapper
May 7 – Billy Moore, Australian rugby league player
May 8 – Ross Anderson, American pro speed skier
May 10 – Kim Jong-nam, eldest son of North Korean leader Kim Jong-il (d. 2017)
May 12 – Doug Basham, American professional wrestler
May 14 – Sofia Coppola, American filmmaker
May 15 – Phil Pfister, American strength athlete
May 20 – Tony Stewart, American race car driver
May 21 – Aditya Chopra, Indian film director, producer and distributor
May 23 – George Osborne, British politician
May 25 – Kristina Orbakaitė, Lithuanian-Russian singer and actress
May 26 – Matt Stone, American actor and producer
May 28 – Marco Rubio, Cuban-American politician, U.S Senator ( R- Fl.) May 30
John Ross Bowie, American actor and comedian
June 9 – Uladzimir Zhuravel, Belarusian football player and coach (d. 2018)
June 11 – Kenjiro Tsuda, Japanese voice actor
Arman Alizad, Finnish tailor, columnist and TV personality Mark Henry, American professional wrestler, Olympian
June 17 – Paulina Rubio, Mexican singer
June 18 – Nathan Morris, African-American singer ( Boyz II Men)
June 20 – Josh Lucas, American actor
June 21 – Anette Olzon, Swedish singer ( Nightwish, Alyson Avenue)
June 22 – Kurt Warner, American football player
June 23 – Enrique Romero, Spanish footballer
June 26 – Max Biaggi, Italian motorcycle racer
Megan Fahlenbock, Canadian voice actress
Jamie McLennan, retired professional ice hockey goaltender, radio sports analyst
July 4 – Al Madrigal, American comedian, writer, actor and producer
July 7 – Christian Camargo, American actor, producer, writer and director
July 15 – Jim Rash, American actor
Tom Green, Canadian entertainer
August 1 – Juan Camilo Mouriño, Mexican politician (d. 2008)
August 4 – Jeff Gordon, American race car driver
August 5 – Valdis Dombrovskis, Latvian Prime Minister and European Commissioner
August 8 – Ali Liebegott, American author and poet
August 9 – James Kim, American television personality and technology analyst (d. 2006)
August 18 – Aphex Twin, Irish-born British electronic musician
August 19 – Guido Cantz, German television presenter
August 27 – Julian Cheung, Hong Kong actor and singer
August 29 – Carla Gugino, American actress August 31
Pádraig Harrington, Irish golfer
September 4 – Anita Yuen, Hong Kong actress
September 6 – Dolores O'Riordan, Irish singer ( The Cranberries) (d. 2018)
September 7 – Shane Mosley, African-American professional boxer
September 13 – Stella McCartney, British fashion designer, daughter of Paul McCartney
September 16 – Amy Poehler, American actress
September 17 – Jens Voigt, German cyclist
September 19 – Sanaa Lathan, African-American actress
September 20 – Henrik Larsson, Swedish footballer
September 23 – Lee Mi-yeon, South Korean actress
September 24 – Michael S. Engel, American paleontologist and entomologist
September 25 – Jessie Wallace, English actress
September 27 – Horacio Sandoval, Mexican artist
September 29 – Sibel Tüzün, Turkish pop/rock/jazz singer September 30
Jenna Elfman, American actress
October 3 – Kevin Richardson, American pop singer
October 4 – Ridwan Kamil, Indonesian architect, politician and current governor of West Java
October 5 – Sam Vincent, Canadian voice actor and singer
October 7 – Melinda Schneider, Australian singer and songwriter
October 11 – Aman Verma, Indian television anchor and actor
October 12 – Đàm Vĩnh Hưng, Vietnamese singer
October 16 – Mirko Reisser ( DAIM), German graffiti-artist
October 18 – Yoo Sang-chul, South Korean footballer
Snoop Dogg, African-American rapper, singer, songwriter, producer, media personality, entrepreneur, and actor
Rachel House, New Zealand actress and comedian Dannii Minogue, Australian singer
October 21 – Jade Jagger, English jewelry designer
October 23 – Bohuslav Sobotka, 11th Prime Minister of the Czech Republic
November 4 – Tabu, Indian actress
November 5 – Jonny Greenwood, English musician and composer
November 6 – Laura Flessel-Colovic, French fencer and politician
Big Pun, American/Latin rapper (d. 2000)
Fahri Hamzah, Indonesian politician and the current deputy speaker of the Indonesian People's Representative Council Niki Karimi, Iranian actress and movie director
November 11 – David DeLuise, American actor and television director
November 17 – Michael Adams, British chess player
November 18 – Özlem Tekin, Turkish singer
Dion Nash, New Zealand cricket captain Joel McHale, Italian-born American comedian, actor, writer, producer, and television host
November 21 – Michael Strahan, American-German television personality and American football player
Crystal Scales, American actress and singer
Kyran Bracken, English rugby player
November 24 – Keith Primeau, Canadian hockey player
November 27 – Kirk Acevedo, American actor
November 28 – Fenriz, Norwegian musician
November 29 – Naoko Mori, English-Japanese actress November 30
Jessalyn Gilsig, Canadian actress
December 3 – Frank Sinclair, Jamaican footballer
December 5 – Kali Rocha, American actress
December 8 – Abdullah Ercan, Turkish football player
December 19 – Amy Locane, American actress
December 20 – Simon O'Neill, New Zealand opera singer
December 21 – Natalie Grant, American singer and songwriter
December 22 – Khalid Khannouchi, Moroccan long-distance runner
December 26 – Jared Leto, American actor and musician ( Thirty Seconds to Mars)
December 28 – Machiko Toyoshima, Japanese voice actress
Janine Deakin, Australian geneticist
January 3 – Carlo Braga, Italian Salesian priest, missionary, and servant of God (b. 1889)
January 4 – Arthur Ford, American psychic spiritual medium, clairaudient (b. 1896)
January 5 – Douglas Shearer, Canadian film sound engineer (b. 1899)
January 9 – Elmer Flick, American baseball player ( Cleveland Indians) and a member of the MLB Hall of Fame (b. 1876)
January 10 – Coco Chanel, French fashion designer (b. 1883)
January 12 – John Tovey, British admiral (b. 1885)
January 14 – Guillermo de Torre, Spanish Dadaist author (b. 1900)
January 15 – John Dall, American actor (b. 1918)
January 17 – Lothar Rendulic, Austrian-born German general (b. 1887)
January 20 – Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson, American actor, director, writer, and producer (b. 1880)
January 23 – Fritz Feigl, Austria-born chemist (b. 1875)
January 27 – Jacobo Árbenz, 19th President of Guatemala (b. 1913)
January 28 – Donald Winnicott, British psychoanalyst (b. 1896)
January 30 – Dalisay Lazaga, Filipino Canossian sister and teacher (b. 1940)
February 2 – Secundino Zuazo, Spanish architect and city planner (b. 1887)
February 3 – Jay C. Flippen, American actor (b. 1899)
February 8 – Charles Walter Simpson, English painter (b. 1885)
February 12 – James Cash Penney, American businessman and entrepreneur, founder of J. C. Penney (b. 1875)
February 13 – Emil Fuchs, German theologian (b. 1874)
February 17 – Adolf A. Berle, American lawyer, educator, author and diplomat (b. 1895)
February 18 – Jaime de Barros Câmara, Brazilian archbishop (b. 1894)
February 19 – Edwin North McClellan, United States Marine Corps officer, author and historian (b. 1881)
February 22 – William B. Hartsfield, American politician (b. 1890)
February 25 – Theodor Svedberg, Swedish chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1884)
March 5 – Jean Grenier, French philosopher and writer (b. 1898)
March 6 – Herbert McLean Evans, U.S. anatomist and embryologist (b. 1882)
March 7 – Barney Balaban, American studio executive (b. 1887)
March 12 – David Burns, American actor (b. 1902)
March 17 – Elizabeth Okie Paxton, American painter (b. 1877)
March 18 – Leland Hayward, American film and theatrical agent (b. 1902)
March 19 – Winifred Horrabin, British socialist activist and journalist (b. 1887)
March 22 – Nella Walker, American actress and vaudevillian (b. 1886)
March 23 – Basil Dearden, English film director (b. 1911)
April 1 – Ramiro Arrue, Basque painter, illustrator, and ceramist (b. 1892)
April 3 – Joseph Valachi, American gangster (b. 1904)
April 8 – Ivan Vurnik, Slovene architect (b. 1884)
April 12 – Igor Tamm, Russian physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1895)
April 16 – William Eckert, Commissioner of American baseball (b. 1909)
April 17 – William Corbett, American attorney, acting Governor of Guam (b. 1902)
April 19 – Earl Thomson, Canadian athlete (b. 1895)
April 20 – Cecil Parker, English actor (b. 1897)
April 22 – Charles Portal, 1st Viscount Portal of Hungerford, Marshal of the Royal Air Force (b. 1893)
April 26 – T. V. Soong, former Premier of the Republic of China (b. 1891)
April 29 – Nikolai P. Barabashov, Russian astronomer (b. 1894)
May 1 – Glenda Farrell, American actress (b. 1904)
May 6 – Helene Weigel, German actress (b. 1900)
May 8 – Frederick Sheffield, American Olympic rower - Men's eights (b. 1902)
May 11 – Seán Lemass, 4th Taoiseach of Ireland (b. 1899)
May 12 – Tor Johnson, Swedish wrestler and actor (b. 1903)
May 19 – Ogden Nash, American poet (b. 1902)
May 27 – Chips Rafferty, Australian actor (b. 1909)
Eduardo Blanco Acevedo, Uruguayan political figure and physician (b. 1884)
Garnet Kearney, Canadian doctor, teacher, and pioneer (b. 1884)
Kim Iryeop, Korean writer, journalist, feminist activist, Buddhist nun (b. 1896)
Thomas McLaughlin, Irish engineer (b. 1896)
Audie Murphy, American World War II hero and actor (b. 1924)
Alfred Rose (bishop), the sixth Bishop of Dover in the modern era (b. 1884)
Miriam Soljak, New Zealand feminist and communist (b. 1879) Jean Vilar, French stage actor (b. 1912)
June 1 – Reinhold Niebuhr, American theologian (b. 1892)
June 4 – György Lukács, Hungarian Marxist philosopher, aesthetician, literary historian, and critic (b. 1885)
June 11 – Ambrose, English violinist and bandleader (b. 1896)
June 14 – Carlos P. Garcia, 8th President of the Philippines (b. 1896)
June 16 – John Reith, 1st Baron Reith, British broadcasting executive (b. 1889)
June 17 – Antoni Szylling, Polish general (b. 1884)
June 24 – Kenny Washington, American football player (b. 1918)
Herbert Biberman, Jewish-American screenwriter and film director (b. 1900)
Alexander Curt Brade, German botanist (b. 1881) Crew of Soyuz 11:
July 3 – Jim Morrison, American singer ( The Doors) (b. 1943)
July 6 – Louis Armstrong, African-American jazz trumpeter (b. 1901)
July 10 – George Kenner, German artist (b. 1888)
July 13 – Joseph J. Clark, American admiral (b. 1893)
July 15 – Bill Thompson, American voice actor (b. 1913)
July 17 – Cliff Edwards, American actor (b. 1895)
July 21 – Michael Somogyi, Hungarian-American professor of biochemistry (b. 1883)
July 22 – Ross Thatcher, Premier of Saskatchewan, Canada ( 1964–1971) (b. 1917)
July 25 – Alfred Michael "Chief" Venne, Ojibwa/Chippewa Native American leader (b. 1879)
July 26 – Diane Arbus, American photographer (b. 1923)
July 27 – Charlie Tully, Northern Irish footballer (b. 1924)
July 30 – Kenneth Slessor, Australian poet (b. 1901)
August 3 – Beatrice Kerr, Australian swimmer, diver, and aquatic performer (b. 1887)
August 4 – E. Barrett Prettyman, United States federal judge (b. 1891)
August 5 – Royal Rife, American inventor (b. 1888)
August 10 – Antoine Mostaert, CICM Missionaries (b. 1881)
August 11 – John Burton Cleland, Australian naturalist, microbiologist, mycologist and ornithologist (b. 1878)
August 12 – James T. Berryman, American political cartoonist, recipient of the 1950 Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning (b. 1902)
August 13 – King Curtis, American saxophonist (b. 1934)
August 14 – Elsy Borders, Building standards campaigner (b. 1905)
August 20 – Matiur Rahman, Bangladeshi war hero (b. 1945)
August 21 – George Jackson, American author (b. 1941)
August 24 – Carl Blegen, American archaeologist (b. 1887)
August 25 – Ted Lewis, American musician and entertainer (b. 1890)
Geoffrey Lawrence, 1st Baron Oaksey, British Judge during the Nuremberg trials after World War II (b. 1880)
September 5 – George Trafton, American football player (b. 1897)
September 7 – Spring Byington, American actress (b. 1886)
September 10 – Pier Angeli, Italian actress (b. 1932)
September 12 – Lin Biao, Chinese defense minister (b. 1907)
September 14 – Tarasankar Bandyopadhyay, Bangladeshi novelist (b. 1898)
September 17 – Carlos Lamarca, Brazilian military officer turned guerrilla leader (b. 1937)
September 20 – Giorgos Seferis, Greek writer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1900)
September 21 – Bernardo Houssay, Argentine physiologist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1887)
September 22 – Lilian Bland, British journalist (b. 1878)
September 24 – Hedwiga Reicher, German actress (b. 1884)
September 25 – Hugo Black, American Supreme Court Justice (b. 1886)
October 3 – Leah Baird, American actress (b. 1883)
October 6 – Debaki Bose, Bengali director, writer, and actor (b. 1898)
October 8 – Johanna Bordewijk-Roepman, Dutch composer (b. 1892)
October 9 – Peter Rindskopf, American civil rights lawyer (b. 1942)
October 10 – Sir Cyril Burt, British educational psychologist (b. 1883)
October 19 – Betty Bronson, American actress (b. 1906)
October 24 – Carl Ruggles, American composer (b. 1876)
October 27 – Gustave Baumann, American printmaker and painter (b. 1881) October 29
Duane Allman, American rock guitarist, co-founder and leader of the Allman Brothers Band (b. 1946)
November 1 – Gertrud von Le Fort, German writer of novels, poems and essays (b. 1876)
November 2 – Martha Vickers, American actress (b. 1925)
November 4 – Guillermo León Valencia, 21st President of Colombia (b. 1909)
November 9 – Maude Fealy, American stage and film actor (b. 1881)
November 14 – Hanna Neumann, German mathematician (b. 1914)
November 22 – József Zakariás, Hungarian footballer and manager (b. 1924)
November 25 – Hank Mann, American comedic actor (b. 1888)
November 26 – James Alberione, Italian Roman Catholic priest and blessed (b. 1884)
November 27 – Joe Guyon, American football player (b. 1892)
November 29 – Knud Jessen, Danish botanist and quaternary geologist (b. 1884)
December 2 – E. M. Almedingen, Russian-British novelist, biographer and children's author (b. 1898)
December 6 – Mathilde Kschessinska, Russian ballerina (b. 1872)
December 7 – Ferdinand Pecora, American lawyer and judge (b. 1882)
December 13 – Gotthard Heinrici, German general (b. 1886)
December 15 – Paul Levy, French mathematician (b. 1886)
December 22 – Godfried Bomans, Dutch writer (b. 1913)
December 26 – Robert Lowery, American actor (b. 1913)
December 28 – Max Steiner, Austrian-born film composer (b. 1888)
December 29 – Stuart Holmes, American actor (b. 1884)
Pete Duel, American actor ( ) (b. Alias Smith and Jones 1940)
Reg Bunn, British artist (b. 1905)
Tudorancea Ciurea, Romanian general (b. 1888)
Constantin Constantiniu, Romanian general (b. 1894)
Physics – Dennis Gabor
Chemistry – Gerhard Herzberg
Medicine – Earl W. Sutherland, Jr
Literature – Pablo Neruda
Peace – Willy Brandt
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