On This Day

What Happened on July 7, 1971

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • MLB Commissioner Bowie Kuhn announces that Negro League players elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame to be given full membership in the Museum

Famous Birthdays

  • Alistair Potts, British rower, born in Chertsey, United Kingdom

Famous Deaths

  • Claude Gauvreau, Canadian writer (b. 1925)
  • Ub Iwerks, American artist, director, and cartoonist (b1901)