On This Day

What Happened on May 21, 1971

Historical Events

  • Chelsea win 11th European Cup Winner's Cup against Real Madrid 2-1 in Athens (replay)
  • National Guard mobilizes to quell riot in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Famous Birthdays

  • Eric Nies, actor (MTV Real World, Grind)

Famous Deaths

  • Dennis King, English actor (Devil's Brother), dies of heart ailment at 73
1971 Highlights

About May 21, 1971

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 8 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Gemini