On This Day

What Happened on March 17, 1971

Historical Events

  • Government of Trygve Bratteli takes office in Norway

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Mueller, American baseball player, born in Maryland Heights, Missouri
  • Katrina Colleton, WNBA guard/forward (LA Sparks)

Famous Deaths

  • Ernst Bachmeister, writer, dies
1971 Highlights

About March 17, 1971

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 7 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: St. Patrick's Day (Ireland, United Kingdom)

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