On This Day

What Happened on December 20, 1971

Historical Events


Book releaseHistoric Publication

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

Journalist Gloria Steinem
Journalist
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, brother of Walt, dies of cerebral hemorrhage at 78
1971 Highlights

About December 20, 1971

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 11 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Sagittarius