On This Day

What Happened on November 23, 1971

Historical Events

  • China People's Republic seated in UN Security Council
  • Danny Murtaugh, manager of MLB world champions Pittsburgh Pirates, announces his retirement

Famous Birthdays

  • Ashraf Amaya, NBA forward (Vancouver Grizzlies), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jim Pyne, NFL guard/corner (Tampa Bay Bucs), born in Milford, Massachusetts
  • Lisa Arch, American actress, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Vin Baker, NBA forward (Seattle Supersonics, Milwaukee Bucks), born in Lake Wales, Florida

Famous Deaths

  • Lisle Nagel, Australian cricket opening bowler (1932), dies
1971 Highlights

About November 23, 1971

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 11 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Sagittarius