On This Day

What Happened on October 13, 1971

Historical Events

  • First ever Baseball World Series night game; Pittsburgh Pirates edge Baltimore Orioles, 4-3 in Game 4 at Three Rivers Stadium in Pittsburgh
  • WTZH TV channel 24 in Meridian, MS (CBS) suspends broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Billy Bush, American radio and TV host, born in Manhattan, New York
  • Irv Smith, American NFL tight end (New Orleans Saints), born in Trenton, New Jersey
  • Jay Williams, American defensive end (St Louis Rams), born in Washington, D. C.

Sacha Baron Cohen

Sacha Baron Cohen, British comedian and actor (Ali G, Borat), born in London, England

  • Sean O'Donnell, Canadian NHL defenseman (LA Kings), born in Ottawa, Ontario

Famous Deaths

  • Stafford Smythe, Canadian NHL executive (President Toronto Maple Leafs 1961–69, 1970-71), dies from an acute stomach ulcer at 50
1971 Highlights

About October 13, 1971

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 1 month and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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