On This Day

What Happened on March 4, 1971

Historical Events

  • "City Command" kidnaps 4 US military men at Ankara, Turkey

Famous Birthdays

  • Fergal Lawler, Irish rock drummer (The Cranberries - "Linger"), born in Limerick, Ireland
  • Jovan Stanković, Serbian footballer
  • Nick Stabile, American actor
  • Shavar Ross, American actor-turned film director, writer, film producer and editor

Famous Weddings

Pierre Trudeau

Prime Minister of Canada Pierre Trudeau (51) weds author/actress Margaret Joan Sinclair (23) at a private ceremony in North Vancouver, Canada

1971 Highlights

About March 4, 1971

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 8 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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