What Happened on December 7, 1971

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • "Wild & Wonderful" opens/closes at Lyceum Theater NYC
  • An off duty member of the Ulster Defence Regiment is shot dead by members of the Irish Republican Army in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland
  • Wings release their 1st album "Wild Life"

Famous Birthdays

  • Ben Atkins, fencer-epee (Olympics-96), born in NYC, New York
  • Mauricio Hadad, Cali Colombia, tennis star (1995 Bermuda)
  • Vladimir Akopian, Armenian chess player

Famous Deaths

  • Milton Rosmer, director (Murder in the Red Barn), dies at 90