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, actress (Annie)
  • Bobby Hurley, NBA guard (Sacramento Kings)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

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

Entrepreneur Elon Musk
Elon Musk
  • Gary Downs, NFL running back (Denver Broncos)
  • Greg Evans, NFL/WLAF safety (Buffalo Bills, Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • Greg Keagle, Corning NY, pitcher (Detroit Tigers)
  • Jeff Cothran, NFL fullback (Cin Bengals)
  • Kenny Cunningham, Irish footballer
  • Norika Fujiwara, Japanese actress and television personality
  • Ron Mahay, American baseball player
  • Tichina Arnold, American actress

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