On This Day

What Happened on July 11, 1971

Historical Events

  • Chilean parliament nationalizes American copper mines
  • Phillies Deron Johnson 3 HRs caps his 4 in a row
  • The Irish Republican Army set off a number of bombs in the centre of Belfast injuring a number of people

Famous Birthdays

  • Brett Hauer, NHL defenseman (Edmonton Oilers), born in Edina, Minnesota
  • Leisha Hailey, American actress and musician (Uh Huh Her)

Famous Deaths

  • John W. Campbell, American sci-fi writer (Space Beyond), dies at 61
  • Pedro Rodríguez, Mexican racing driver (b. 1940)
1971 Highlights

About July 11, 1971

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 4 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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