What Happened on December 23, 1971

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • British Prime Minister Edward Heath visits Northern Ireland and expresses his determination to end the violence

Famous Birthdays

  • Corey Haim, actor (Silver Bullet, Lucas, License to Drive), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Masayoshi Yamazaki, Japanese singer-songwriter
  • Michalis Klokidis, Greek footballer
  • Pete Bercich, NFL linebacker (Minnesota Vikings)
  • Steve Stenstrom, quarterback (Chicago Bears)
  • Tara Palmer-Tomkinson, British socialite, born in Hampshire (d. 2017)
  • Wim Vansevenant, Belgian cyclist

Famous Deaths

  • Carlo Jachino, composer, dies at 84