On This Day

What Happened on May 9, 1971

Historical Events

  • 23rd Emmy Awards: All in the Family, Jack Klugman & Jean Stapleton win
  • Elizabeth Bonner runs female world record marathon (3:01:42)
  • Friends of Earth return 1500 non-returnable bottles to Schweppes
  • Largest walk in crowd (31,626) in Baltimore Oriole history

Famous Birthdays

  • Nicolas Ghesquière, French fashion designer (Louis Vuitton), born in Comines, France
  • Paul McGuigan, English rock bassist (Oasis, 1991-99 - "Wonderwall")
1971 Highlights

About May 9, 1971

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 6 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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