On This Day

What Happened on June 4, 1971

Historical Events

  • J Luns appointed secretary-general of NATO
  • Oakland A's beat Washington Senators, 5-3, in 21 innings
  • Pakistani cricketer Zaheer Abbas scores 274 vs England at Edgbaston in 544 minutes

Famous Birthdays

  • James Callis, British actor
  • Joseph Kabila, Congolese politician

Noah Wyle

Noah Wyle, American actor (Dr John Carter-ER), born in Hollywood, California

  • Patrick Scott, NFL/WLAF linebacker (Pittsburgh Steelers, Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • Roy Janse, tornado sailor (Olympics 1996), born in Edmonton, Alberta
  • Shoji Meguro, Japanese guitarist and video game music composer (Persona), born in Tokyo, Japan

Famous Deaths

  • Georg Luk√°cs, Hungarian philosopher and literary critic, dies at 86
1971 Highlights

About June 4, 1971

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 6 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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