On This Day

What Happened on September 12, 1971

Historical Events

  • US Open Men's Tennis, Forest Hills, NY: American Stan Smith wins first career Grand Slam event; beats Czech star Jan KodeŇ° 3-6, 6-3, 6-2, 7-6

Famous Birthdays

  • Terry Dehere, American politician and NBA guard (Sacramento Kings), born in NYC, New York
1971 Highlights

About September 12, 1971

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 1 month and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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