On This Day

What Happened on October 13, 1971

Historical Events

  • 1st World Series night game (Pittsburgh 4-Baltimore 3)
  • 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.

Person of interestSacha Baron Cohen

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

Comedian/Actor Sacha Baron Cohen
Sacha Baron Cohen
  • 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? 49 years, 1 month and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Libra