On This Day

What Happened on June 21, 1971

Historical Events

  • 50,000 attend Celebration of Life, rock concert, McCrea Louisiana
  • Indians Ken Harrelson retires from baseball to play pro golf
  • International Court of Justice asks South Africa to pull out of Namibia

Sport awardUS Golf Open

US Open Men's Golf, Merion GC: Lee Trevino wins his 2nd Open by 3 strokes in a Monday 18-hole playoff with Jack Nicklaus

Famous Birthdays

  • Anette Olzon, Swedish singer
  • Dipendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev, Crown Prince/son of King of Nepal
  • Nicole Stevenson, Australian backstroker (Olympic bronze 1992, 96), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • Tyrone Drakeford, NFL cornerback (SF 49ers)
1971 Highlights

About June 21, 1971

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 5 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Cancer