On This Day

What Happened on May 18, 1971

Historical Events

  • 4th ABA Championship: Utah Stars beat Kentucky Colonels, 4 games to 3
  • Bulgarian constitution goes into effect

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Stanley Cup Final, Chicago Stadium, Chicago, IL: Henri Richard scores twice as Montreal Canadiens beat Chicago Black Hawks for a 4-3 series victory

Ice Hockey Great Henri Richard
Ice Hockey Great
Henri Richard
NHL Legend Frank Mahovlich
NHL Legend
Frank Mahovlich

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Richard Nixon rejects 60 demands of Congressional Black Caucus

37th US President Richard Nixon
37th US President
Richard Nixon
  • Vampire rapist Wayne Boden's last victim found in Calgary, Alberta

Famous Birthdays

  • Ben Coleman, guard/offensive tackle (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • Clifton Sunada, extra-lightweight judoka (Olympics 1996), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Craig Hentrich, NFL punter (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • Desiree Horton, American helicopter pilot/television reporter
  • Karyn Bye-Dietz, American ice hockey forward (Olympic Gold-1998 & Silver-2002), born in River Falls, Wisconsin
  • Lael Perlstrom, Laguna Beach Cal, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-25-1995)
  • Nobuteru Taniguchi, Japanese racing driver
  • Rich Garces, Maracay Aragua Venezuela, pitcher (Boston Red Sox)
1971 Highlights

About May 18, 1971

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 6 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Taurus