What Happened on April 7, 1971

Historical Events

  • Dismissal of Curt Flood's free agency suit against baseball is upheld by the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit [1]

Historic Event

US President Richard Nixon orders lt Calley (Mi Lai) free

  • WCJB TV channel 20 in Gainesville, FL (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting 3-judge US Circuit Court of Appeals

Famous Birthdays

  • Guillaume Depardieu, French actor
  • Mark Thompson, Russellville KY, pitcher (Colorado Rockies)
  • Stephen Brimacombe, Australian 100m/200m (Olympics 1996)
  • Victor Kraatz, Canadian ice dancer (1995 World Champs-4th), born in Berlin, West Germany

Famous Deaths

  • Charles F Pahud de Mortanges, (Olympic gold 1928, 32), dies at 74
1971 Highlights

About April 7, 1971

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me) - The Temptations
  • UK #1 Song: Hot Love - T Rex