What Happened on June 18, 1971

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Social Democratic and Labour Party and Nationalist Members of Parliament refuse to attend the state opening of Stormont (North Ireland Parliament)

Famous Birthdays

  • Blair Pocock, cricketer (New Zealand opening batsman 1993)
  • Mara Hobel, actress (Mommie Dearest), born in NYC, New York
  • Nathan Morris, [Alex Vanderpool], rapper (Boyz II Men), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Nigel Owens, Welsh Rugby Referee (Stonewall Sportsperson of the Decade), born in Mynyddcerrig, Carmarthenshire

Famous Deaths

  • Paul Karrer, Swiss chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1889)
  • Thomas Gomez, American actor (b. 1905)