On This Day

What Happened on July 18, 1971

Historical Events

Sports History

58th Tour de France: Eddy Merckx of Belgium wins third straight Tour general classification as well as points and combination categories

Famous Birthdays

  • Anfernee "Penny" Hardaway, American basketball guard (NBA All-Star 1995–98; All-NBA First Team 1995, 96; Olympic gold 1996; Orlando Magic, Phoenix Suns, NY Knicks), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Sarah McLeod, New Zealand actress
1971 Highlights

About July 18, 1971

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 4 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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