On This Day

What Happened on March 14, 1971

Historical Events

Australian Men's Tennis Open

Australian Open Men's Tennis: Ken Rosewall of Australia beats American defending champion Arthur Ashe 6-1, 7-5, 6-3; first man to win an Open era Grand Slam singles title without dropping a set

Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion Ken Rosewall
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion
Ken Rosewall
Tennis Player Arthur Ashe
Tennis Player
Arthur Ashe

TV Show Appearance

Barbra Streisand appears on "The Burt Bacharach Special" on CBS TV

Singer-Songwriter and Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-Songwriter and Actress
Barbra Streisand
  • South Vietnamese troops flee Laos

Music History

The Rolling Stones leave England for France to escape taxes

Drummer Charlie Watts
Drummer
Charlie Watts

Famous Birthdays

  • Ernie Brown, CFL defensive tackle (Calgary Stampeders)
1971 Highlights

About March 14, 1971

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 7 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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