What Happened on September 1, 1971

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • John Newcombe is 1st male top-seed to lose in 1st round of US Open
  • Rolling Stones sue manager Allen Klein
  • The Irish Republican Army set off a series of bombs across Northern Ireland injuring a number of people

Famous Birthdays

  • Gabe Wilkins, NFL defensive end (GB Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • Hakan Şükür, Turkish footballer
  • Jimmy Snuka, Jr., American professional wrestler
  • Lââm [Lamiah], French singer, born in Paris
  • Moses Kiptanui, Kenyan 3K runner (world record)
  • Ricardo Antonio Chavira, American actor
  • Yoshitaka Hirota, Japanese composer