On This Day

What Happened on September 28, 1971

Historical Events

  • Hungarian cardinal J√≥zsef Mindszenty after 15 years refuge in US Embassy in Budapest is allowed to leave the country
  • NY Times reports growing interest of white youth in black gospel music
  • UK passes the Misuse of Drugs Act banning the medicinal use of cannabis.

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Wright, English footballer
  • Chad May, NFL/WLAF quarterback (Minnesota Vikings, Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • David Weightman, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Joseph Arthur, American singer-songwriter
  • Marcus Spears, NFL/WLAF guard/tackle (Chicago Bears, Amsterdam Admirals)
  • Matthew Elliott, cricketer (Australian Test opening batsman v WI 1996)
1971 Highlights

About September 28, 1971

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 2 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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