What Happened on April 3, 1971

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 125th Grand National: John Cook aboard Specify wins
  • 16th Eurovision Song Contest: Severine for Monaco wins singing "Un banc, un arbre, une rue" in Dublin

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony McClanahan, American football linebacker (Calgary Stampeders), born in Bakersfield, California
  • Peter Schwab, American rower (Olympics 1996), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Picabo Street, American skier (Olympic gold 1994), born in Triumph, Idaho
  • Quilvio Veras, Major League Baseball second baseman, born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph Valachi, US gangster, dies at 66
  • Manfred Bonnington Lee, [Ellery Queen], detective writer, dies at 65