On This Day

What Happened on October 28, 1971

Historical Events

  • Great Britain becomes 6th nation to have a satellite (Prospero) in orbit

Music releaseMusic Recording

John Lennon and Yoko Ono record "Happy Xmas (War is Over)" in NYC

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon
Artist & Musician Yoko Ono
Artist & Musician
Yoko Ono

Famous Birthdays

  • John Coker, NBA center (Phoenix Suns)
  • Nicole Green, 400m runner, born in Springfield, Ohio

Famous Deaths

  • Yves de La Casiniere, composer, dies at 74
1971 Highlights

About October 28, 1971

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

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Scorpio