On This Day

What Happened on April 23, 1971

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Columbia University operations virtually end, by student strike
  • Soyuz 10 launched; cosmonauts become 1st in Salyut 1 space station

Famous Birthdays

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

Famous Deaths

  • William Tubman, President of Liberia (1944-71), dies at 76