On This Day

What Happened on October 16, 1971

Historical Events

  • Amphitheater in McLaren Park is dedicated in San Francisco

Famous Birthdays

  • Chad Gray, American heavy metal singer (Hellyeah; Mudvayne), born in Latham, Illinois
  • David Johnson, cricketer (Karnataka fast bowler, India 1996-)
  • Greg Jeffries, NFL cornerback (Detroit Lions)
  • Simon Shanks, NFL inside linebacker (Arizona Cardinals)
  • Toni Foster, WNBA forward/center (Phoenix Mercury)
1971 Highlights

About October 16, 1971

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

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Libra