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
  • Stephen Sondheim's musical "Follies" premieres in NYC
  • Supreme Court upheld busing as means of achieving racial desegregation

Famous Birthdays

  • Antonio London, NFL linebacker (Detroit Lions)
  • Gregory Zaun, catcher (Baltimore Orioles), born in Glendale, California
  • Miguel Calero, Ginebra, Colombian footballer, (d. 2012)
  • Peter Gibson, American writer

Famous Deaths

  • Armand Spitz, developer of small educational planetarium, dies