What Happened on April 14, 1971

Historical Events

  • Fort Point, San Francisco dedicated as a national historic site

Historic Event

US President Richard Nixon ends blockade against People's Republic of China

  • US 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 soccer goalkeeper (50 caps; Copa América 2001; Pachuca), born in Ginebra, Colombia (d. 2012)
  • Peter Gibson, American writer, born in Greenwich, Connecticut

Famous Deaths

  • Armand Spitz, developer of small educational planetarium, dies
1971 Highlights

About April 14, 1971

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 5 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Joy To The World - Three Dog Night
  • UK #1 Song: Hot Love - T Rex