On This Day

What Happened on January 18, 1971

Historical Events

  • Ivan Koloff beats Bruno Sammartino in New York, to become WWWF champ

Meeting of Interest

Northern Ireland Prime Minister James Chichester-Clark meets British Home Secretary Reginald Maudling

Prime Minister of Northern Ireland James Chichester-Clark
Prime Minister of Northern Ireland
James Chichester-Clark

Famous Birthdays

  • Andre Coleman, American NFL wide receiver (San Diego Chargers), born in Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Binyavanga Wainaina, Kenyan author & journalist, born in Nakuru, Rift Valley
  • Christian Fittipaldi, Brazilian racing driver (Formula 3000 1991), born in São Paulo, Brazil
  • Greg Engel, American NFL center (San Diego Chargers), born in Davenport, Iowa
  • Jonathan Davis, American rock singer (Korn), born in Bakersfield, California
  • Pep Guardiola, Spanish football midfielder & manager (Spain 47 caps, manager Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Manchester City), born in Santpedor, Spain
  • Seamus O'Regan, Canadian politician & television personality, born in St. John's, Canada

Famous Deaths

  • Catherine Calvert, actress (Fires of Faith), dies of stroke at 80
1971 Highlights

About January 18, 1971

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 9 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Capricorn