On This Day

What Happened on August 19, 1971

Famous Birthdays

  • João Vieira Pinto, Portuguese football player
  • Mary Joe Fernández, American tennis player, broadcaster (Olympic gold 1992, 96), born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Famous Deaths

  • Mary Browne, American tennis player (US Nat C'ship 1912-14), dies at 80
  • Walther Victor, writer, dies
1971 Highlights

About August 19, 1971

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 11 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Leo