On This Day

What Happened on December 21, 1971

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • A publican is killed as he tried to remove a bomb from his pub, Northern Ireland
  • UN Security Council chooses Kurt Waldheim as 4th Secretary-General

Famous Birthdays

  • Brett Scallions, American singer (Fuel, The X's), born in Brownsville, Tennessee
  • Earnest Hunter, NFL running back (Cleveland Browns), born in Longview, Texas
  • Fenton Keogh, Australian celebrity chef
  • Matthieu Chedid, French musician, born in Boulogne-Billancourt, France