On This Day

What Happened on November 19, 1971

Historical Events

  • Disney World's Fort Wilderness opens

Famous Birthdays

  • Adrian Griffith, Barbadian cricketer (West Indian Test opening batsman), born in Saint James, Barbados
  • Alice Peacock, American folk singer, born in White Bear Lake, Minnesota
  • Andy Sheets, Baton Rouge LA, infielder (Seattle Mariners)
  • Dimitri Yushkevich, Yaroslavl Russia, NHL defenseman (Toronto Maple Leaf)
  • Jeremy McGrath, American motorcycle racer
  • Michelle Andrews, Newcastle NSW Aust, field hockey striker (Olympics 1996)

Famous Deaths

  • Bill Stern, American sportscaster (first televised college football game), dies of a heart attack at 64
1971 Highlights

About November 19, 1971

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 11 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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