On This Day

What Happened on May 4, 1971

Famous Birthdays

  • Derrick Clark, American football fullback (Broncos, Rhein Fire), born in Apopka, Florida
  • Joe Borowski, American baseball player, born in Bayonne, New Jersey
  • Luiz Garcia Jr., Brazilian racing driver, born in Brasilia, Brazil
  • Steve Glenn, Canadian football linebacker (BC Lions), born in Ottawa, Ontario

Famous Deaths

  • Donald Dexter Van Slyke, American chemist (Micromanometric analysis), dies at 88
  • Joseph Csaky, Hungarian/French sculptor, dies at 83
  • Louis de Bree [Louis Davids], actor (De man zonder hart, The Cross-Patch, Bluejackets), dies at 87
  • Seamus Elliott, Irish road bicycle racer (first English speaker to win stages in all the Grand Tours), dies at 36
1971 Highlights

About May 4, 1971

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 5 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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