On This Day

What Happened on September 2, 1971

Historical Events

  • NY's Electric Circus Club goes out of business

Sport awardUS Men's Tennis Open

Teenage debutants Chris Evert & Jimmy Connors win their first matches at the US Open Tennis Championships at Forest Hills

Tennis Legend Chris Evert
Tennis Legend
Chris Evert
Tennis Legend Jimmy Connors
Tennis Legend
Jimmy Connors
  • There are further Irish Republican Army bombs set off across the region, including one in Belfast which wrecked the headquarters of the Ulster Unionist Party

Famous Birthdays

  • Katt [Micah Sierra] Williams, American comedian, actor, rapper, born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Kjetil AndrĂ© Aamodt, Norwegian skier
  • Pawan Kalyan, Indian actor
  • Rich Aurilia, infielder (SF Giants), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Shauna Sand, actress (Renegade), born in San Diego, California
  • Tom Steels, Belgian cyclist
  • Tommy Maddox, NFL quarterback (NY Giants)
1971 Highlights

About September 2, 1971

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 10 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Virgo