On This Day

What Happened on March 10, 1971

Historical Events

  • Three members of the Royal Highland Fusiliers (a regiment of the British Army) are killed by members of the Irish Republican Army
  • US Senate approves amendment lowering voting age to 18

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestJon Hamm

Jon Hamm, American actor (Mad Men - Don Draper), born in St. Louis, Missouri

Actor Jon Hamm
Jon Hamm
  • Morris Unutoa, corner (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Shad Williams, pitcher (California Angels), born in Fresno, California
  • Steve Arnold, British racing driver

Famous Deaths

  • Mabel Wheeler Daniels, American composer (Deep Forest, The Desolate City), dies at 92
1971 Highlights

About March 10, 1971

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 8 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Pisces