What Happened on July 7, 1971

Historical Events

Hall of Fame

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)
1971 Highlights

About July 7, 1971

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 7 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: It's Too Late/I Feel The Earth Move - Carole King
  • UK #1 Song: Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep - Middle Of The Road