On This Day

What Happened on November 15, 1971

Historical Events


InventionHistoric Invention

Intel advertises 4004-processor

Semiconductor Pioneer and CEO of Intel Andrew Grove
Semiconductor Pioneer and CEO of Intel
Andrew Grove

Famous Birthdays

  • Jay Harrington, American actor
  • Natalia Medvedeva, tennis star (1993 Prague Essen), born in Kiev, Ukraine
  • Rohan Robinson, Australian hurdler (Olympics 1996)
  • Sandra Kim [Caldarone], French singer (J'aime la Vie)

Famous Deaths

  • Rudolf Abel, Soviet spy (b. 1903)
1971 Highlights

About November 15, 1971

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 11 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Scorpio