On This Day

What Happened on April 22, 1971

Historical Events

  • Soviet spacecraft Soyuz 10 launched
  • Soyuz 10 launches as the world's first mission to the first-ever space station (the Salyut 1) however the docking was unsuccessful and the cosmonauts returned to Earth

Famous Birthdays

  • Daisuke Enomoto, Japanese people space tourist
  • Eric Mabius, American actor
  • Ingo Rademacher, German FR, actor (Jasper Jacks-General Hospital)
  • Milos Holan, Bilovec Cze, NHL defenseman (Anaheim Mighty Ducks)
  • Nicklas Kulti, Swedish tennis star
1971 Highlights

About April 22, 1971

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 9 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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