On This Day

What Happened on March 20, 1971

Historical Events

  • Boston Bruins win 13th straight NHL game

Historic Event

Northern Ireland Prime Minister James Chichester-Clark resigns in protest at what he views as a limited security response by the British government

Famous Birthdays

  • Chad Michaels, American drag queen and Cher impersonator (RuPaul's Drag Race: All Stars winner), born in San Diego, California
  • Janis Kelly, volleyball player (Olympics 1996), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Manny Alexander, Dominican infielder (Baltimore Orioles), born in San Pedro de MacorĂ­s, Dominican Republic
  • TourĂ©, American writer
1971 Highlights

About March 20, 1971

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

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