On This Day

What Happened on February 10, 1971

Historical Events

  • "Tapestry", second album by Carole King, is released (Grammy Award Album of the Year 1972)
  • American Mensa Ltd incorporates in New York
  • Bill White becomes 1st African American baseball announcer (NY Yankees)
  • John Guares "House of Blue Leaves" premieres in NYC
  • Royal Albert Hall bans scheduled concert featuring Frank Zappa

Famous Birthdays

  • Kevin Sefcik, American infielder (Philadelphia Phillies), born in Oaklawn, Illinois
  • Louie Spicolli [Louis Mucciolo Jr.], American wrestler, born in San Pedro, California (d. 1998)
  • Marty Nothstein, US sprint cyclist (Olympic silver 1996), born in Allentown, Pennsylvania
  • Wayne Gandy, American football offensive tackle (St Louis Rams), born in Haines City, Florida
1971 Highlights

About February 10, 1971

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 8 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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