On This Day

What Happened on July 12, 1971

Historical Events

  • Juan Corona, indicted for 25 murders

Famous Birthdays

  • Kristi Yamaguchi, American figure skater (Olympic gold 1992; World Championships gold 1991-92), born in Hayward, California
  • Robert Allenby, Australian golfer (4 PGA Tour titles), born in Melbourne, Victoria

Famous Deaths

  • Yvon Robert, French Canadian professional wrestler (b. 1914)
1971 Highlights

About July 12, 1971

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 6 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Battle of the Boyne (United Kingdom)

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Cancer