On This Day

What Happened on December 15, 1971

Historical Events

  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Boudewijk Pahlplatz, soccer player (FC Twente, PSV)
  • Chris Maumalanga, NFL defensive tackle (Chicago Bears, Az Cardinals)
  • Eric Bjornson, NFL tight end (Dallas Cowboys)

Famous Deaths

  • Paul Pierre Lévy, French mathematician (b. 1886)
1971 Highlights

About December 15, 1971

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 11 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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