On This Day

What Happened on January 27, 1971

Historical Events

  • Montgomery St Station, last link in Bay Area Rapid Transit in San Francisco, 'holed thru'
  • The body of a man who had been shot dead is found in Belfast

Famous Birthdays

  • Mark Noordlander, soccer player (Sparta)
  • Patrice Brisebois, NHL defenseman (Montreal Canadiens), born in Montreal, Quebec

Famous Deaths

  • Jacobo √Ārbenz, President of Guatemala (1951-54); overthrown by CIA, dies at 57
1971 Highlights

About January 27, 1971

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 8 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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