On This Day

What Happened on August 30, 1971

Historical Events

  • WNPI TV channel 18 in Norwood, NY (PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Joseph Fitzgerald, American team handball center back (Olympics 1996), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Lars Frederiksen, American guitarist (Rancid and UK Subs), born in Campbell, California
1971 Highlights

About August 30, 1971

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 49 years and 11 months
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Late Summer Bank Holiday (United Kingdom)

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Virgo