On This Day

What Happened on April 6, 1971

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

British Prime Minister Harold Wilson
British Prime Minister
Harold Wilson

Famous Birthdays

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

Famous Deaths

Person of interestIgor Stravinsky

Igor Stravinsky, Russian composer (Le Sacre du Printemps), dies of pneumonia at 88

Composer Igor Stravinsky
Igor Stravinsky

1971 Highlights

About April 6, 1971

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 7 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aries