On This Day

What Happened on July 27, 1971

Famous Birthdays

  • Brennon James Dowric, Australian gymnast (Olympics 1992, 96)
  • Lehlo Ledwaba, South African boxer (IBF super bantamweight title 1999-2001), born in Soweto, South Africa (d. 2021)

Famous Deaths

  • Bernhard Paumgartner, Austrian conductor, composer, and musicologist, dies at 83
1971 Highlights

About July 27, 1971

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 4 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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