On This Day

What Happened on March 25, 1971

Historical Events

  • Boston Patriots become New England Patriots
  • European council accepts Mansholt plan laying off 5 million farmers

Historic Event

James Callaghan speaks at a rally of the Northern Ireland labour movement, but rejects calls for the Labour Party to open membership to those living in N. Ireland

Music History

Tom Jones' "She's a Lady" goes gold


Famous Birthdays

  • Aashish Kapoor, cricketer (Indian off-spin batsman 1994- )
  • Andre Bolduc, CFL slot back (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • Cammi Granato, ice hockey forward (USA, Olympics 1998)
  • Perry Klein, NFL quarterback (Atlanta Falcons, 1994-96), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Sheryl Swoopes, Texas, WNBA forward (Houston Comets. Olympic gold 1996)
1971 Highlights

About March 25, 1971

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 8 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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