On This Day

What Happened on July 21, 1971

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Gangster Sam Giancana
Sam Giancana
  • 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? 49 years, 4 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Cancer