On This Day

What Happened on March 31, 1971

Historical Events

  • South Africa national debt hits 5.45 billion
  • William Calley sentenced to life for Mi Lai Massacre

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestEwan McGregor

Ewan McGregor, Scottish actor (Trainspotting, Star Wars Episodes I, II, III), born in Perth, Scotland

Person of interestPavel Bure

Pavel Bure, Russian Hockey Hall of Fame right wing (Vancouver Canucks, Florida Panthers), born in Moscow, Russia

Ice Hockey Great Pavel Bure
Ice Hockey Great
Pavel Bure

Famous Deaths

  • Liselotte Liselot Beekmeyer, Dutch actress (Child Crying), dies at 31
1971 Highlights

About March 31, 1971

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 7 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aries