On This Day

What Happened on March 29, 1941

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 1st performance of Benjamin Britten's "Requiem Symphony"
  • 3rd NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Wisconsin beats Washington State, 39-34; Badgers' forward John Kotz is named tournament Most Outstanding Player
  • WPAT radio in NJ begins broadcasting (country music format)

Famous Birthdays

  • Terence Hill, Italian actor (Super Fuzz, They Call Me Trinity), born in Venice, Italy