On This Day

What Happened on November 22, 1971

Historical Events

  • "Only Fools Are Sad" opens at Edison Theater NYC for 144 performances
  • A member of the Irish Republican Army (IRA) is killed in a premature bomb explosion in Lurgan, County Armagh

Famous Birthdays

  • Lloyd Kammeron, soccer player (Feyenoord, Go Ahead Eagles)
  • Tyoka Jackson, defensive end (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
  • Yone Kamio, tennis star (1995 semi-finalist Hobart), born in Yokohama, Japan

Famous Deaths

  • Walter Sande, American actor (To Have and Have Not), dies of heart attack at 65
1971 Highlights

About November 22, 1971

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 10 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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