On This Day

What Happened on April 14, 1971

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Fort Point, San Francisco dedicated as a national historic site
  • President Nixon ends blockade against People's Republic of China
  • Supreme Court upheld busing as means of achieving racial desegregation

Famous Birthdays

  • Antonio London, NFL linebacker (Detroit Lions), born in Tullahoma, Tennessee
  • Gregory Zaun, American baseball analyst & catcher (Baltimore Orioles), born in Glendale, California
  • Miguel Calero, Colombian footballer, born in Ginebra, Colombia (d. 2012)
  • Peter Gibson, American writer, born in Greenwich, Connecticut

Famous Deaths

  • Armand Spitz, developer of small educational planetarium, dies