On This Day

Birthdays in History in July 1971

  • Jul 2 Evelyn Lau, Canadian author

Person of interestJulian Assange

Jul 3 Julian Assange, Australian founder of Wikileaks, born in Townsville, Queensland

Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange
Wikileaks Founder
Julian Assange
  • Jul 4 Koko, sign-language gorilla, born in San Francisco Zoo (San Francisco, California)
  • Jul 7 Alistair Potts, British rower, born in Chertsey, United Kingdom
  • Jul 9 Marc Andreessen, American software developer
  • Jul 17 Cory Doctorow, Canadian author and activist, born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Jul 20 DJ Screw, American hiphop DJ (d. 2000)

Person of interestAbu Bakr al-Baghdadi

Jul 28 Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, Leader of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), born in Samarra, Iraq (d. 2019)

Leader of Islamic State Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
Leader of Islamic State
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
  • Jul 30 Sagi Kalev, Israeli bodybuilder, born in Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel

About July 1971

How Old? 50 years old
Generation: Generation X
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Signs: Cancer (Jun 21 - Jul 22), Leo (Jul 23 - Aug 22)