What Happened on April 23, 1971

Historical Events

  • Columbia University operations virtually end, by student strike

Famous Birthdays

  • Chuck Adams, Pacific Palisades California, tennis star (1989 USTA Boys), born in Pacific Palisades, California
Born in 1971

Famous Deaths

  • William V. S. Tubman, Liberian politician (President of Liberia 1944-71), dies at 76
1971 Highlights

About April 23, 1971

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 1 month and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

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