On This Day

What Happened on May 10, 1971

Historical Events

  • US special delivery rates go from 45 cents to 60 cents

Famous Birthdays

  • Adriano Giannini, Italian actor (Swept Away (2002 re-make)), born in Rome, Italy
  • Andrei Kravtsov, Queensland Australia, gymnast (Olympics 1996)
  • Eric Stock, soccer player (NEC)
  • Ronnie Dixon, NFL defensive tackle (Philadelphia Eagles, NY Jets)

Famous Deaths

  • Mihail Jora, Romanian composer, dies at 79
  • Shukichi Mitsukuri, Japanese composer (10 Haikai de Basho), dies at 75
1971 Highlights

About May 10, 1971

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 6 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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