On This Day

What Happened on March 19, 1971

Historical Events

  • Philadelphia 76ers outscore Cincinnati Royals 90-80 in 2nd half enroute to a 147-127 victory

Famous Birthdays

  • Cory Fleming, NFL wide receiver (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Dalton James, American actor (My Father, The Hero; Beverly Hills 90201 - "Mark"), born in Sacramento, California
  • Kirk Botkin, NFL tight end (New Orleans Saints, Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Louie Debrusk, Canadian NHL left wing (Edmonton Oilers, and three other teams), born in Cambridge, Ontario
  • Marty Moore, NFL inside linebacker (NE Patriots)
  • Nadja Auermann, German supermodel, born in Berlin, Germany
  • S├ębastien Godefroid, Belgian sailor (1996 Olympics- Silver), born in Antwerp, Belgium
  • Taase Faumui, Samoan-American NFL defensive linebacker (Pittsburgh Steelers, 1994-95; Oakland Raiders, 1997), born in Western Samoa
  • Whitney Hedgepeth, American swimmer - 100m/200m backstroke (2 Olympic silver medals 1996), born in Charlottesville, Virgina

Famous Deaths

  • Jan Greshoff, Dutch poet/author/journalist (Last Things), dies at 82
  • Mary Dorna [Mary Jeanette Tenkink-Stoppelman], Dutch author, dies at 79
1971 Highlights

About March 19, 1971

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 8 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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