On This Day

March 12, 1971 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

Election of Interest

Hafez al-Assad consolidates power in Syria by installing himself as President

  • The Allman Brothers Band record their live album "Live at Fillmore East" on this date and the following day
  • Thousands of Belfast shipyard workers march demanding the introduction of Internment for members of the Irish Republican Army
  • Turkish Government of Demirel forced to resign by Army