On This Day

What Happened on October 22, 1971

Historical Events

  • USSR performs nuclear test

Famous Birthdays

  • Amanda Coetzer, South African tennis player (World #3 1997; Hopman Cup 2000 [Wayne Ferreria]; US Open doubles 1993 runner-up), born in Hoopstad, South Africa
1971 Highlights

About October 22, 1971

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 50 years
Leap Year: No

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