What Happened on June 21, 1971

Day of the Week: Monday

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US Open Golf, Merion GC: Lee Trevino wins his 2nd Open in a 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)