On This Day

What Happened on February 19, 1971

Historical Events


Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

British TV chat show "Parkinson" debuts on BBC1 presented by Michael Parkinson

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Paul McCartney releases "Another Day" in UK

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney
  • Walt Wesley becomes 1st Cleve Cavalier to score 50 pts in a game

Famous Birthdays

  • Becky Dyroen-Lancer, American synchronized swimmer (Olympic gold 1996), born in San Jose, California
  • Gil Shaham, Israeli-American violinist, born in Urbana, Illinois
  • Glyn Milburn, NFL running back/kick returner (Den Broncos, Det Lions)
  • Wally Williams, NFL center/guard (Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens)
  • William Henderson, American NFL running back (Super Bowl 1996; Pro Bowl, All Pro 2004; Green Bay Packers), born in Richmond, Virginia
1971 Highlights

About February 19, 1971

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 50 years and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Pisces