On This Day

What Happened on June 23, 1971

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Phillies Rick Wise no-hits Cincinnati Reds, 4-0
  • WTVP TV channel 47 in Peoria, IL (PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Felix Potvin, Anjou, NHL goalie (Toronto Maple Leafs)
  • Joe Rumolo, CFL defensive linebacker (Hamilton Tiger Cats)

Famous Deaths

  • George Blagoi, entertainer, dies
  • Walter Schulthess, Swiss composer, dies at 76