On This Day

What Happened on November 28, 1971

Historical Events

  • "Me Nobody Knows" closes at Helen Hayes Theater NYC after 587 performances
  • CFL Grey Cup, Empire Stadium, Vancouver: Calgary Stampeders beat Toronto Argonauts, 14-11 on a slick, rain-covered field

Famous Birthdays

  • Fenriz [Leif Nagell], Norwegian heavy metal musician (Darkthrone), born Kolbotn, Norway
  • William Simas Jr, pitcher (Chicago White Sox), born in Hanford, California

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander "Papa" Lightfoot, American blues singer and harmonica player, dies of respiratory failure at 47
  • Grantley Herbert Adams, Premier of Barbados (1953-58) and Prime Minister of the West Indies Federation (1958-62), dies at 73
  • Wasfi Tal, Jordan's PM, assassinated by Black Sept in Cairo
1971 Highlights

About November 28, 1971

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 10 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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