On This Day

March 16, 1971 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

Meeting of Interest

Northern Ireland Prime Minister James Chichester-Clark meets with British PM Edward Heath to discuss the security situation in Northern Ireland

Birthdays in History

  • Greg Johnson, Canadian hockey center (Nashville Predators captain 2002-06), born in Thunder Bay, Ontario (d. 2019)

Deaths in History

Thomas E. Dewey

Thomas E. Dewey, Governor of NY and Republican presidential candidate (1944, 1948), dies of a heart attack at 68

1971 in History