What Happened on July 15, 1971

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Richard Nixon announces he would visit People's Republic of China

37th US President Richard Nixon
37th US President
Richard Nixon

Famous Birthdays

  • Danijela, Croatian singer
  • Dean Panaro, diver (Olympics-96), born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Eric Lacroix, NHL left wing (LA Kings), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Ernest Dye, NFL tackle (Arizona Cardinals)
  • James Baldwin Jr, Southern Pines NC, pitcher (Chicago White Sox)

Famous Deaths

  • Guy Wilkerson, dies of cancer at 71