What Happened on September 5, 1971

Historical Events

  • Astros pitcher J R Richard debut, strikes out 15 Giants in a 5-3 win
  • NY Mets Don Hahn hits 1st inside the park homer at Phillies Vet

Famous Birthdays

  • Adam Hollioake, England cricketer, born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Carlester Crumpler, American NFL tight end (Seattle Seahawks), born in Greenville, North Carolina
  • Kim Maher, American softball infielder (Olympic gold 1996), born in Saigon, Vietnam
Born in 1971

Famous Deaths

  • Ed Gordon Jr, American athlete (Olympic gold long jump 1932), dies at 63
  • George Trafton, American NFL center (Chicago Bears), dies at 74

About September 5, 1971

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 52 years and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Go Away Little Girl - Donny Osmond
  • UK #1 Song: I'm Still Waiting - Diana Ross