What Happened on November 2, 1971

Historical Events

  • Baltimore Orioles pitcher Pat Dobson no-hits the Yomiuri Giants, 2 - 0; first no-hitter in history of exhibition play between American and Japanese teams

Music Premiere

Claibe Richardson and Kenward Elmslie's musical "The Grass Harp", based on the novel by Truman Capote, opens at Martin Beck Theater, NYC; runs for 7 performances

Famous Deaths

  • Martha Vickers, American actress (Alimony, Man I Love, Ruthless), dies after long illness at 46
1971 Highlights

About November 2, 1971

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 2 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Gypsys, Tramps & Thieves - Cher
  • UK #1 Song: Reason To Believe/Maggie May - Rod Stewart