What Happened on April 3, 1971

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 125th Grand National: John Cook aboard Specify wins
  • 16th Eurovision Song Contest: Severine for Monaco wins singing "Un banc, un arbre, une rue" in Dublin

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony McClanahan, CFL linebacker (Calgary Stampeders)
  • Kevin Farkas, WLAF tackle (Amsterdam Admirals)
  • Peter Schwab, rower (Olympics-1996), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Picabo Street, skier (Olympic-gold-94)
  • Quilvio Veras, Santo Domingo Dom Rep, infielder (Florida Marlins)

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph Valachi, US gangster, dies at 66
  • Manfred Bonnington Lee, [Ellery Queen], detective writer, dies at 65