On This Day

What Happened on March 31, 1972

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Historic CommunicationBlack Tot Day

Final day of the rum ration in the Royal Canadian Navy
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Royal Navy sailors lining up for their daily rum ration
Royal Navy sailors lining up for their daily rum ration
  • Official Beatles Fan Club closes down

Famous Birthdays

  • Alejandro AmenĂ¡bar, Spanish film director
  • Andrew Bowen, American actor

Famous Deaths

  • Meena Kumari, Indian film actress (Parineeta), dies at 38