On This Day

What Happened on December 20, 1971

Historical Events

Historic Publication

First preview issue of "Ms" magazine is published in the US launched by Gloria Steinem

  • Pakistan president Yahya Khan resigns

Famous Birthdays

  • Jerry Ellison, American NFL running back (Tampa Bay Bucs), born in Augusta, Georgia

Famous Deaths

  • Roy O. Disney, American businessman and co-founder of the Walt Disney Company with brother Walt, dies of cerebral hemorrhage at 78
1971 Highlights

About December 20, 1971

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 11 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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