What Happened on December 23, 1971

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

British Prime Minister Edward Heath visits Northern Ireland and expresses his determination to end the violence

British Prime Minister Edward Heath
British Prime Minister
Edward Heath

Famous Birthdays

  • Corey Haim, actor (Silver Bullet, Lucas, License to Drive), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Masayoshi Yamazaki, Japanese singer-songwriter
  • Michalis Klokidis, Greek footballer
  • Pete Bercich, NFL linebacker (Minnesota Vikings)
  • Steve Stenstrom, quarterback (Chicago Bears)
  • Tara Palmer-Tomkinson, British socialite, born in Hampshire (d. 2017)
  • Wim Vansevenant, Belgian cyclist

Famous Deaths

  • Carlo Jachino, composer, dies at 84