What Happened on January 6, 1971

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Berkeley chemists announces 1st synthetic growth hormones
  • Cecil Partee elected president pro tem of Illinois state senate

Music concertMusic Concert

Neil Young returns to his homeland of Canada for his first concert there since his pre-stardom days

Singer-songwriter Neil Young
Neil Young

Famous Birthdays

  • Gary Wiseman, American punk-rock drummer
  • Jed DeVries, NFL tackle (Cleveland Browns)
  • Mike Wells, NFL defensive end (Detroit Lions)
  • Myron Baker, NFL linebacker (Chicago Bears)