What Happened on July 28, 1971

Historical Events

  • 16 time gold glover Brook Robinson commits 3 errors in 6th inning
  • Dutch ends censorship of "Blue Movie"

Famous Birthdays

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi (1971-2019)

Leader of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), born in Samarra, Iraq

  • Stephen Lynch, American musician, born in Abington, Pennsylvania
Born in 1971

Famous Deaths

  • Charles E. Pont, American artist, dies at 73
  • Myril Hoag, American baseball player, dies at 63

About July 28, 1971

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 2 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: You've Got A Friend - James Taylor
  • UK #1 Song: Get It On - T Rex