On This Day

What Happened on August 10, 1971

Historical Events

  • 16 baseball researchers form Society for American Baseball Research
  • During the internment round-up operation in west Belfast, the Parachute Regiment kill 11 unarmed civilians in what became known as the Ballymurphy massacre

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Twins' Harmon Killebrew is 10th to amass 500 HRs, & adds his 501st

Baseball Player Harmon Killebrew
Baseball Player
Harmon Killebrew

Famous Birthdays

  • Craig Newsome, NFL defensive back (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • Justin Theroux, American actor (Mulholland Drive, Inland Empire), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Kevin Randleman, American mixed martial artist
  • Mario César Kindelán Mesa, Cuban boxer
  • Mike Morreale, CFL slot back (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • Paul Newlove, rugby league player
  • Roy Keane, soccer player
  • Sal Fasano, catcher (KC Royals), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Stephan Groth, Norwegian musician
1971 Highlights

About August 10, 1971

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 3 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Leo