What Happened on March 6, 1976

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 23rd ACC Men's Basketball Tournament: Virginia beats North Carolina, 67-62
  • Ice Dance Championship at Gothenburg won by Pakhomova & Gorshkov (URS)
  • Ice Pairs Championship at Gothenburg won by Rodnina & Zaitsev (URS)
  • Men's Figure Skating Championship in Gothenburg won by John Curry (GRB)
  • Worlds Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Gothenburg won by American Dorothy Hamill

Famous Birthdays

  • Ken Anderson, American professional wrestler

Famous Deaths

  • "Slapsie" Maxie Rosenbloom, Light heavyweight boxing champion (1930-34) and actor, dies at 71