On This Day

What Happened in April 1971 (Part 2)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

  • Apr 26 Jay DeMarcus, American bassist (Rascal Flatts - "I Melt"), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • Apr 27 Craig Keith, American football tight end (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Apr 27 Hayley Carr, Salzburg Austria, actress (Courtney-As the World Turns)
  • Apr 27 James Burton, NFL cornerback (Chicago Bears), born in Torrance, California
  • Apr 27 Tess Daly, British television presenter (Strictly Come Dancing), born in Stockport, Cheshire, England
  • Apr 28 Chris Young, Penn, actor (Bryce Lynch-Max Headroom, Great Outdoors)
  • Apr 28 Meredith McGrath, American tennis player (US Open mixed doubles 1995 [Matt Lucena]; 3 WTA singles, 25 doubles titles), born in Midland Michigan
  • Apr 28 Mihai Apostal, Bucharest Romania, Canadian kayaker (Olympics 1996)
  • Apr 28 Simbi Khali, American actress (Nina-Third Rock From the Sun)
  • Apr 28 Bridget Moynahan, American actress, born in Binghamton, New York
  • Apr 29 Sterling Hitchcock, American baseball pitcher (NY Yanks, Sea Mariners), born in Fayetteville, North Carolina
  • Apr 30 B J Tyler, NBA guard (Toronto Raptors)
  • Apr 30 Matt Martin, Hamden, NHL defenseman (Toronto Maple Leafs, Olympic US-94)
  • Apr 30 Ryan Hawblitzel, pitcher (Colorado Rockies), born in West Palm Beach, Florida
  • Apr 30 Ty Hallock, fullback (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • Apr 30 John Boyne, Irish novelist (The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Apr 30 Darren Emerson, English DJ (Underworld)

Famous Weddings


Famous Deaths