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
  • Nathan Astle, New Zealand cricketer (batsman), Test debut v Zimbabwe in 1996
  • 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? 49 years, 7 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Gemini