On This Day

What Happened on March 14, 1971

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Sport awardAustralian 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

Appears on tv showTV 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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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)