What Happened on August 18, 1971

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • New Zealand Prime Minister Keith Holyoake announces in Parliament that New Zealand’s combat force would be withdrawn from Vietnam before the end of the year, coinciding with a similar announcement by the Australian government

Famous Birthdays

  • Jacob Vargas, American actor
  • Jonathan David Winter, 100m backstroker (Olympics-96), born in Wellington, New Zealand
  • Kevin Bouie, NFL running back (Philadelphia Eagles, Ariz Cardinals)
  • Mindy Czuleger, Inglewood Ca, WPVA volleyballer (Myrtle Bch-17th-1994)
  • Richard D James, Irish-born musician (Aphex Twin)
  • Trey Ames, Canton Oh, actor (David-A Year in the Life)