On This Day

What Happened on April 9, 1971

Historical Events

Music Single

Ringo Starr releases single "It Don't Come Easy" in the UK

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony Redmon, American NFL guard (Arizona Cardinals), born in Brewton, Alabama
  • Austin Peck, American actor (Austin Reed-Days of Our Lives), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Derwin Gray, NFL center (Indianapolis Colts), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • Jacques Villeneuve, Canadian auto racer (World F1 champion 1997; Indianapolis 500 1995; Indy Car World Series 1995), born in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec
  • James Hundon, American football wide receiver (Cincinnati Bengals), born in San Francisco, California
  • Peter Canavan, Gaelic footballer, born in Ballygawley, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland
  • Wang Yang, youngest Olympic record breaker at age 17 (Olympics 1988)
1971 Highlights

About April 9, 1971

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 7 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Good Friday (Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom)

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