What Happened on October 3, 1971

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 22nd Formula One WDC: Jackie Stewart wins by 29 points

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Billie Jean King became 1st female athlete to win $100,000

Tennis Legend Billie Jean King
Tennis Legend
Billie Jean King

Famous Birthdays

  • Kevin Richardson, American singer (Backstreet Boys)
  • Reggie Givens, CFL linebacker (Toronto Argonauts)
  • Wil Cordero, baseball player

Famous Deaths

  • Leah Baird, writer (Jungle Bride), dies of anemia at 88
  • Seán Ó Riada, Irish composer, dies at 40