On This Day

What Happened on May 7, 1971

Day of the Week: Friday

Famous Birthdays

  • Cameron McFadzean, Australian canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • Dave Karpa, Regina, NHL defenseman (Anaheim Mighty Ducks)
  • Horgh, (Reidar Horghagen) Norwegian drummer (Immortal/Hypocrisy)
  • Rondell Jones, NFL safety (Denver Broncos, Baltimore Ravens)
  • Thomas Piketty, French economist and author ("Capital in the Twenty-First Century"), born in Clichy

Famous Deaths

  • Willem Banning, Dutch theologist/sociologist (Karl Marx), dies at 83