On This Day

What Happened on October 10, 1971

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 5th Country Music Association Award: Charlie Pride wins
  • Fenholt & Webber's musical "Jesus Christ Superstar" premieres in NYC
  • Rain washes out Game 2, 1st World Series postponement since 1962

Famous Birthdays

  • Corey Louchiey, American NFL offensive tackle (Buffalo Bills), born in Greenville, South Carolina
  • Evgeny Kissin, Russian pianist, born in Moscow
  • Ian Bennett, English football goalkeeper (Birmingham City), born in Worksop, England

Famous Deaths

  • John Cawte Beaglehole, New Zealand historian (b. 1901)