What Happened on January 20, 1971

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Ard Schenk skates world record 1000m (1:18.8)

Conference meetingMeeting of Interest

John Lennon meets Yoko Ono's parents in Japan

Artist & Musician Yoko Ono
Artist & Musician
Yoko Ono

Famous Birthdays

  • Ahmir "?uestlove" Thompson, American drummer (The Roots)
  • Alan Young, NFL defensive end (NY Jets)
  • Andrei Skabelka, NHL forward (Belarus, Oly-98)
  • Brian Giles, American baseball player
  • Gary Barlow, English singer (Take That)
  • Johnny Mitchell, NFL tight end (NY Jets)
  • Karin Smith, Miss Minnesota USA (1996)

Famous Deaths

  • Broncho Billy Anderson, American actor and the 1st cowboy in a movie (The Great Train, The Lucky Dog), dies at 88