Angus Young roared to life on this day in 1955. The younger AC/DC brother to Malcolm was just 18 when AC/DC got its start and 20 when the group's debut album dropped.
Other Noteworthy Classic rock events on March 31 include...
1942 Guitarist Hugh McCracken who played on recordings by John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Steely Dan, Paul Simon, James Taylor, Bob Dylan, Van Morrison and more is born.
1944 Mick Ralphs of Mott th Hoople and Bad Company born.
1948 Thijs Van Leer of Focus born.
1967 Jimi Hendrix torched his first guitar on the opening night of his British tour.
1969 Led Zeppelin's debut album released in the UK.
1969 John Lennon and Yoko Ono end their bed-in for peace at the Amsterdam Hilton.
1972 The Beatles fan club is closed.
1974 Tom Petty marries Jane Benyo.
1976 Led Zeppelin releases Presence.
1978 Paul McCartney releases London Town.
1980 Scorpions release Animal Magnetism.
1992 Def Leppard releases Adrenalize.
1992 Bruce Springsteen releases Lucky Town and Human Touch as separate albums.
1995 Jimmy Page narrowly escapes getting knifed when a deranged fan rushes the stage during a Page and Plant concert in Auburn Hills, Michigan. Two security guards are injured.
2004 Ozzy Osbourne announces Blac Sabbath reunion tour.
2011 Billy Joel scraps plans to publish his autobiography
2015 Aerosmith's Steven Tyler reveals he is working on a country solo album.
2016 Ann Wilson of Heart, R,E,M.'s Michael Stipe, Cyndi Lauper, Perry Ferrell perform a tribut to David Bowie at Carnegie Hall in New York.