On This Day

What Happened on November 20, 1971

Historical Events

Sports History

21st NASCAR Sprint Cup: Richard Petty wins

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Dion Nash, New Zealand cricket fast bowler (32 Tests, 93 wickets; 81 ODIs, 64 wickets), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Joel McHale, American actor and comedian (Community), born in Rome, Italy
  • Joey Galloway, American 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? 49 years, 11 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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