What Happened on April 7, 1971

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Dismissal of Curt Flood's suit against baseball is upheld by

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US President Richard Nixon orders lt Calley (Mi Lai) free

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Richard Nixon
  • WCJB TV channel 20 in Gainesville, FL (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting 3-judge US Circuit Court of Appeals

Famous Birthdays

  • Cara Kendra Bernosky, Miss USA-Pennsylvania (1997)
  • Guillaume Depardieu, French actor
  • Mark Thompson, Russellville KY, pitcher (Colorado Rockies)
  • Stephen Brimacombe, Australian 100m/200m (Olympics-96)
  • Victor Kraatz, Berlin Ger, Canadian ice dancer (1995 World Champs-4th)

Famous Deaths

  • Charles F Pahud de Mortanges, (Olympic-gold-1928, 32), dies at 74