On This Day

What Happened on September 20, 1971

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Lane, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Henryk Larsson, Swedish soccer player (Feyenoord), born in Helsingborg, Sweden
  • Masashi Hamauzu, Japanese video game composer, born in Munich, West Germany
  • Ryan Terry, American NFL running back and kick returner (Arizona Cardinals), born in Fort Bragg, North Carolina

Famous Deaths

  • James Westerfield, American actor (Jungle Heat, Lucky Johnny), dies from a heart attack at 59
  • William F. Albright, American old testament scholar and archaeologist, dies at 80
1971 Highlights

About September 20, 1971

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 2 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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