On This Day

What Happened on April 10, 1971

Historical Events

  • Philadelphia Phillies open their new home, Veterans Stadium with a 4-1 win over the Montreal Expos; 55,352, largest ever crowd to watch a MLB game in Pennsylvania
  • The Republican commemorations is held in Belfast of the Easter Rising (in 1916 in Dublin), revealing conflicts between the two wings of the Irish Republican Army
  • US table tennis team arrives in People's Republic of China

Famous Birthdays

  • Karl Williams, American football wide receiver (Tampa Bay Buccaneers), born in Albion, Michigan
  • Mihai Bagiu, American gymnast (Olympics 1996), born in Timisoara Romania

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Actress Penny Marshall marries actor and director Rob Reiner

Actor and Director Penny Marshall
Actor and Director
Penny Marshall

1971 Highlights

About April 10, 1971

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 7 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aries