On This Day

What Happened on June 15, 1971

Historical Events

  • Vernon E Jordan Jr, appointed exec director of National Urban League

Famous Birthdays

  • Bif Naked [Beth Torbert], Canadian singer-songwriter ("Spaceman") and actress, born in New Delhi, India
  • Jake Busey, American actor
  • Nasheet Waits, American jazz drummer, born in New York City
  • Nathan Astle, New Zealand cricket batsman (81 Tests, 11 x 100s, TS 222; 223 ODIs, 16 x 100s; Canterbury), born in Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Stuart Howell, Australian baseball pitcher (Olympics 1996)

Famous Deaths

  • Wendell Meredith Stanley, American chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1904)
1971 Highlights

About June 15, 1971

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 7 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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