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

Jon HammJon Hamm (52 years old)

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

  • Morris Unutoa, American NFL corner (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Torrance, California
  • Shad Williams, American pitcher (California Angels), born in Fresno, California
  • Steve Arnold, British racing driver
Born in 1971

Famous Deaths

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

About March 10, 1971

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 52 years and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: One Bad Apple - The Osmonds
  • UK #1 Song: Baby Jump - Mungo Jerry