On This Day

What Happened on January 23, 971 AD

Historical Events

  • War elephant corps of the Southern Han defeated at Shao by crossbow fire from Song Dynasty troops; Southern Han state forced to submit to the Song Dynasty. 1st regular war elephant corps in Chinese army
List of Years

About January 23, 971 AD

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 1051 years, 3 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head - B.J. Thomas
  • UK #1 Song: Two Little Boys - Rolf Harris