On This Day

What Happened on April 1, 1971

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • United Kingdom lifts all restrictions on gold ownership
  • US/Canada ISIS 2 launched to study ionosphere

Famous Birthdays

  • Daniel Vacek, tennis star, born in Prague, Czechoslovakia
  • Ernest Jones, NFL defensive end (Saints, Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • Jessica Collins, [Capogna], actress (Dinah Lee Mayberry-Loving)
  • Lachy Hulme, Australian actor and screenwriter
  • Shinji Nakano, Japanese race car driver