On This Day

What Happened on January 3, 1971

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "President's Daughter" closes at Billy Rose Theater NYC after 72 performances

Sport awardAFC Championship

1st AFC Championship, Memorial Stadium, Baltimore: Baltimore Colts beat Oakland Raiders, 27-17

NFL Coach and Sportscaster John Madden
NFL Coach and Sportscaster
John Madden
  • 1st NFC Championship, Kezar Stadium, SF: Dallas Cowboys beat San Francisco 49ers, 17-10

Famous Birthdays

  • Cory Cross, Lloydminster, NHL defenseman (Tampa Bay Lightning)
  • Rene van Rijswijk, Dutch soccer player (RKC)