On This Day

What Happened on March 15, 1971

Historical Events

  • Chatrooms make their debut on ARPANET, the forerunner of the Internet

Famous Birthdays

  • Patrick Reidy, Australian basketball forward (Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • Penny Lancaster, English model

Famous Deaths

  • Jean-Pierre MonserĂ©, Belgian cyclist (b. 1948)
1971 Highlights

About March 15, 1971

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 8 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Pisces