On This Day

What Happened on June 23, 1971

Historical Events

  • MLB Philadelphia Phillies Rick Wise no-hits Reds, and hits 2 HR's and 3 RBI in 4-0 win at Cincinnati
  • 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
1971 Highlights

About June 23, 1971

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 6 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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