On This Day

What Happened on October 1, 1971

Historical Events

  • Joseph Luns becomes secretary-general of NATO
  • Walt Disney World opens in Bay Lake, Florida

Famous Birthdays

  • Gigi Lai, Hong Kong actress and business woman, born in Hong Kong
  • Song Il Gook, Korean actor
1971 Highlights

About October 1, 1971

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 9 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Libra