On This Day

What Happened on June 8, 1971

Historical Events

  • General Officer Commanding the British Army Harry Tuzo, then claims that a permanent military solution to the 'troubles' in Northern Ireland could not be achieved
  • North Vietnam demands US end aid to South Vietnam
  • White Sox draft Danny Goodwin #1, he refuses to sign

Famous Birthdays

  • Elena Brioukhovets, Odessa Ukraine, tennis star (finalist 1990 Moscow)
  • Jamie Morgan, Australia, tennis star
  • Mark Feuerstein, American actor
  • Tom Nutten, CFL/NFL centers (Hamilton Tiger Cats, Buffalo Bills)
1971 Highlights

About June 8, 1971

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 7 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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