On This Day

What Happened on July 5, 1971

Historical Events

  • 26th amendment to the US constitution certified (reduces voting age to 18)
  • Simon Gray's "Butley" premieres in London

Famous Birthdays

  • Derek McInnes, Scottish footballer and manager (Aberdeen), born in Paisley, Scotland
1971 Highlights

About July 5, 1971

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 4 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Independence Day (United States)

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