Historical Events for March 1976

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Events 1 - 47 of 47

1st - 11th Academy of Country Music Awards: Conway Twitty and Loretta Lynn win
2nd - "Bubbling Brown Sugar" opens at ANTA Theater NYC for 766 performances
2nd - Bob Lurie becomes CEO of SF Giants
2nd - Holgate, Kemp & Lopez' musical premieres in NYC
2nd - Walt Disney World logs its 50 millionth guest
3rd - Mozambique closes border with Rhodesia
3rd - 5 workers are killed by the police in a demonstration in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain.
4th - John Pezzin bowls 33 consecutive strikes at Toledo, Ohio
4th - SF Giants are bought for $8 million by Bob Lurie & Bud Herseth
4th - 2nd People's Choice Awards: John Wayne & Katharine Hepburn win (Motion Picture) and Telly Savalas & Carol Burnett win (TV)
5th - British pound falls below $2 for 1st time
6th - Ice Dance Championship at Gothenburg won by Pakhomova & Gorshkov (URS)
6th - Ice Pairs Championship at Gothenburg won by Rodnina & Zaitsev (URS)
Actor John WayneActor John Wayne 6th - Men's Fig Skating Championship in Gothenburg won by John Curry (GRB)
6th - Worlds Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Gothenburg won by American Dorothy Hamill
6th - 23rd ACC Men's Basketball Tournament: Virginia beats North Carolina, 67-62
7th - Morocco & Mauretania break diplomatic relations with Algeria
8th - 1,774 kg (largest observed) stony meteorite falls in Jilin, China
9th - 1st female cadets accepted to West Point Military Academy
9th - Islander Glenn Resch's 10th shut-out opponent-Blues 4-0
12th - South African troops leave Angola
14th - Jockey Bill Shoemaker wins his 7,000th race
14th - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
15th - Failed coup in Niger
16th - British premier Harold Wilson resigns
17th - Malikov skates world record 1000m (1:15.76)
17th - Rubin "Hurricane" Carter is retried
17th - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
17th - 4 Catholic civilians (including 2 children) are killed and twelve wounded when the Ulster Volunteer Force explode a car bomb at Hillcrest Bar, Dungannon
20th - Jevgeni Kulikov skates world record 1000m (1:15.70)
20th - Patricia Hearst convicted of armed robbery
23rd - International Bill of Rights goes into effect (35 nations ratifying)
24th - Argentine President Isabel Peron deposed by country's military
25th - "My Fair Lady" opens at St James Theater NYC for 384 performances
25th - "Rex" opens at Lunt-Fontaine Theater NYC for 48 performances
25th - Argentine milt junta bans leftist political parties
26th - AL approves purchase of Toronto franchise by LaBatt Brewing for $7M
26th - Wings release "Wings at the Speed of Sound" album
Queen of the United Kingdom Elizabeth IIQueen of the United Kingdom Elizabeth II 26th - Queen Elizabeth II sent out the first royal email, from the Royal Signals and Radar Establishment.
27th - Delta States beat Immaculata, 69-64, for AIWA basketball title
27th - Washington, D.C. underground Metro opens
29th - 38th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Indiana beats Michigan 86-68
29th - 8 Ohio National Guardsmen indicted for shooting 4 Kent State students
29th - 48th Academy Awards - "One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest", Jack Nicholson & Louise Fletcher wins
30th - Israel kills 6 Palestinians protesting land confiscation
31st - Cleveland Cavaliers clinch their 1st ever NBA playoff bearth
31st - NJ Court rules Karen Anne Quinlan may be disconnected from respirator

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