On This Day

What Happened on February 13, 1971

Historical Events

  • 12,000 South Vietnamese troops cross into Laos

Sports History

US Vice President Spiro Agnew hits 2 tee shots into crowd while golfing, injuring 2

Famous Birthdays

  • Jim Reid, NFL tackle (Houston Oilers), born in Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • Mats Sundin, Swedish NHL center (Olympics gold 2006; Toronto Maple Leafs), born in Bromma, Sweden
  • Shelly Hammonds, NFL safety (Minnesota Vikings), born in Barnwell, South Carolina
  • Sonia [Evans], British singer, born in Liverpool, United Kingdom
  • Todd Williams, American baseball pitcher (LA Dodgers), born in Syracuse, New York
1971 Highlights

About February 13, 1971

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 9 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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