What Happened on June 28, 1971

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Phillies' Rick Wise hits 2 HRs & no-hits Reds
  • Rock venue Fillmore East closes in New York City

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US Supreme Court (8-0) overturns draft evasion conviction of Muhammad Ali

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Muhammad Ali

Famous Birthdays

  • Aileen Quinn, American actress (Annie), born in Yardley, Pennsylvania
  • Bobby Hurley, NBA guard (Sacramento Kings), born in Jersey City, New Jersey

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Elon Musk, American entrepreneur and inventor (SpaceX, Tesla, Paypal), born in Pretoria, South Africa

Entrepreneur Elon Musk
Entrepreneur
Elon Musk
  • Gary Downs, NFL running back (Denver Broncos), born in New Bern, North Carolina
  • Greg Evans, NFL/WLAF safety (Buffalo Bills, Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • Greg Keagle, pitcher (Detroit Tigers), born in Corning, New York
  • Jeff Cothran, NFL fullback (Cin Bengals), born in Middletown, Ohio
  • Kenny Cunningham, Irish footballer, born in Limón, Costa Rica
  • Norika Fujiwara, Japanese actress and television personality, born in Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan
  • Ron Mahay, American baseball player, born in Crestwood, Illinois

Famous Deaths

  • Franz Stangl, Austrian commandant of concentration camps (b. 1908)
  • Henri Puvrez, Belgian sculptor (Serenity), dies at 78
  • Joseph Colombo, mobster, shot dead at 48