On This Day

What Happened on July 21, 1971

Historical Events

Historic Event

Sam Giancana returns to the United States after spending seven years of exile in Mexico

  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Charlotte Gainsbourg, French-British actress (La BĂ»che, Antichrist), born in London
  • Nuno Markl, Portuguese comedian and radio host
1971 Highlights

About July 21, 1971

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 4 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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