On This Day

What Happened on November 20, 1971

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

21st NASCAR Sprint Cup: Richard Petty wins

Auto Racer Richard Petty
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Richard Petty
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Dion Nash, New Zealand cricketer (NZ right-arm medium-pacer 1992- ), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Joel McHale, American actor and comedian, born in Rome, Italy
  • Joey Galloway, NFL wide receiver (Seattle Seahawks), born in Bellaire, Ohio
  • Robert Wijnands, Dutch soccer player (FC Utrecht)
1971 Highlights

About November 20, 1971

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 11 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Scorpio