On This Day

What Happened on April 29, 1971

Historical Events

  • Boeing receives contract for Mariner 10, Mercury exploration
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Sterling Hitchcock, American baseball pitcher (NY Yanks, Sea Mariners), born in Fayetteville, North Carolina
1971 Highlights

About April 29, 1971

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 8 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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