On This Day

What Happened on October 19, 1971

Historical Events

  • A group of Northern Ireland Members of Parliament begin a 48 hour hunger strike against the policy of Internment
  • Last issue of "Look" magazine is published

Famous Deaths

  • Alberto Pirelli, Italian industrialist, dies at 89
  • Betty Bronson, actress (Naked Kiss), dies after brief illness at 64
1971 Highlights

About October 19, 1971

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 9 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Libra