On This Day

What Happened on March 28, 1971

Historical Events

  • 25th Tony Awards: "Sleuth" (Best Play) & "Company" (Best Musical, Original Score, Director) win

Film & TV History

Last original edition of "The Ed Sullivan Show" broadcasts on CBS-TV

Famous Birthdays

  • Damien Marsh, Australian 100m/200m swimmer (World Championship, 1995 -Silver medal), born in Goondiwindi, Queensland
  • Wesley Person, NBA guard, 1994-2005 (Phoenix Suns, Cleveland Cavaliers, and 5 other teams), born in Brantley, Alabama

Famous Deaths

  • Felix Wolfes, German-American educator, conductor and composer, dies at 78
1971 Highlights

About March 28, 1971

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

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