On This Day

What Happened on January 19, 1971

Historical Events

  • "No, No Nanette" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 861 performances

NHL All-Star Game

24th NHL All-Star Game, Boston Garden: Western Division beats Eastern Division, 2-1; MVP: Bobby Hull, Chicago, LW

  • NHL Writers' Association renamed Professional Hockey Writers' Association

Music History

The Beatles' "Helter Skelter" is played at Charles Manson trial


Famous Birthdays

  • Jeff Juden, American baseball pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies, SF Giants), born in Salem, Massachusetts
  • John Wozniak, American singer & songwriter (Marcy Playground)
  • Maurice Hofman, Dutch soccer player (MVV), born in Maastricht, Netherlands
  • Shawn Wayans, American actor (In Living Color), born in NYC, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Harry Shields, American musician (b. 1899)
1971 Highlights

About January 19, 1971

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 10 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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