On This Day

What Happened on March 26, 1971

Historical Events

  • "Benny Hill Show" tops TV ratings
  • "Cannon" with William Conrad premieres on CBS-TV

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Bangladesh (East Pakistan) under Sheikh Mujibur Rahman declares its independence from Pakistan

Founding Father of Bangladesh Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
Founding Father of Bangladesh
Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

Famous Birthdays

  • Behzad Ghorbani, Iranian zoologist and sociobiologist
  • Dave DeGraaf, Lansing Mich, team handball circle (Olympics 1996)
  • Jesus Tavarez, outfielder (Florida Marlins), born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Rennae Stubbs, Australian tennis star, born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Tommy Fagan, CFL/NFL defensive end (Atl Falcons, Winn Blue Bombers)
1971 Highlights

About March 26, 1971

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 8 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aries