On This Day

What Happened on July 9, 1971

Historical Events

Historic Event

Henry Kissinger visits the People's Republic of China to negotiate a detente between the US and China

Famous Birthdays

  • Bobby Leslie, American TV rocker (Guys Next Door - "I've Been Waiting for You"), born in New York
  • Chadrick Brown, NFL defensive end (Arizona Cardinals)
  • Dani Behr, Model & TV Presenter
  • Ger Senden, soccer player (Roda JC)
  • Kevin Grant, British reggae-rock guitarist (Musical Youth - "Pass the Dutchie"), born in Birmingham, England
  • Marc Andreessen, American software developer
  • Scott Grimes, American actor (Together We Stand), born in Lowell, Massachusetts
1971 Highlights

About July 9, 1971

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 4 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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