What Happened on April 25, 1971

Historical Events

  • About 200,000 anti-Vietnam War protesters march on Washington, D.C.
  • The Northern Ireland census is held
  • US canal rights in Nicaragua & rights to Corn Islands expire
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Grigg, CFL receiver (Hamilton Tiger Cats), born in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada
  • Brad Clontz, American baseball pitcher (Atlanta Braves), born in Stuart, Virginia
  • Eric England, NFL defensive end (Arizona Cardinals), born in Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • Pablo Helguera, Mexican-born artist (The School of Panamerican Unrest), born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • Tomoko Kawakami, Japanese voice actress, born in Tokyo, Japan (d. 2011)

Famous Deaths

  • Max Drischner, German organist, harpsichordist, kantor, and composer, dies at 80
1971 Highlights

About April 25, 1971

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 5 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Anzac Day (Australia, New Zealand)

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Joy To The World - Three Dog Night
  • UK #1 Song: Double Barrel - Dave & Ansil Collins