What Happened on October 28, 1971

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Great Britain becomes 6th nation to have a satellite (Prospero) in orbit

Event of interestEvent of Interest

John Lennon and Yoko Ono record "Happy Xmas (War is Over)" in NYC

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon
Artist & Musician Yoko Ono
Artist & Musician
Yoko Ono

Famous Birthdays

  • John Coker, NBA center (Phoenix Suns)
  • Nicole Green, Springfield Ohio, 400m runner
  • Tracy Hanson, Coeur D'Alene ID, LPGA golfer (1995 GHP Heartland-4th)

Famous Deaths

  • Yves de La Casiniere, composer, dies at 74