On This Day

What Happened on October 14, 1971

Historical Events

  • 2 killed in Memphis racial disturbances

TV Show Appearance

John Lennon and Yoko Ono appear on "Dick Cavett Show"

Famous Birthdays

  • Derrick Rodgers, linebacker (Miami Dolphins)
  • Frank Wycheck, NFL tight end (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)
  • Jorge Costa, Portuguese soccer defender and manager (50 caps; FC Porto), born in Porto, Portugal

Famous Deaths

  • Norman Steenrod, American mathematician (algebraic topology), dies at 61
1971 Highlights

About October 14, 1971

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 1 month and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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