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
Born in 1971

Famous Deaths

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

About November 22, 1971

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 3 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Theme From Shaft - Isaac Hayes
  • UK #1 Song: Coz I Luv You - Slade