On This Day

What Happened on November 29, 1971

Historical Events

  • 1st pro golf championship at Walt Disney World
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Amy Peterson, Maplewood Minn, short track skater (Olympics 1994)
  • Brad May, NHL left wing (Buffalo Sabres), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Gena Lee Nolin, American actress and model (Baywatch), born in Duluth, Minnesota
  • Gregory Byrne, American college administrator
  • Keith Carlock, American session and touring jazz and rock drummer (Steely Dan; Toto; Chris Botti), born in Clinton, Mississippi

Famous Deaths

  • Heinz Tiessen, German composer, dies at 84
1971 Highlights

About November 29, 1971

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 10 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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