On This Day

What Happened on April 6, 1971

Historical Events

Historic Event

During a debate at Westminster on Northern Ireland, Harold Wilson of the Labour Party claims that a draft Bill for the imposition of direct rule exists

Famous Birthdays

  • Lou Merloni, American baseball player
  • Tom Sorensen, volleyball middle blocker (Olympics 1996), born in Racine, Wisconsin

Famous Deaths

Igor Stravinsky

Igor Stravinsky, Russian composer (Le Sacre du Printemps - The Rite of Spring; The Firebird), dies of pneumonia at 88

1971 Highlights

About April 6, 1971

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 7 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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