On This Day

What Happened on March 22, 1971

Historical Events

Music Awards

6th Academy of Country Music Awards: Merle Haggard and Lynn Anderson win

  • Brian Faulkner becomes the Prime Minister of Northern Ireland
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Will Yun Lee, American actor, born in Arlington, Virginia

Famous Deaths

  • Martin Bodmer, Swiss Bibliophile and scholar (Bodmer Papyri), dies at 71
1971 Highlights

About March 22, 1971

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 8 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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