On This Day

What Happened on May 7, 1971

Famous Birthdays

  • Cameron McFadzean, Australian canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • Dave Karpa, Canadian NHL defenseman (Anaheim Mighty Ducks), born in Regina, Saskatchewan
  • 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
1971 Highlights

About May 7, 1971

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 6 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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