On This Day

What Happened on March 1, 1976

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

Music awardsMusic Awards

11th Academy of Country Music Awards: Conway Twitty and Loretta Lynn win

Singer-songwriter Loretta Lynn
Loretta Lynn

Sport awardPGA Players Championship

PGA Tournament Players Championship, Inverrary CC: Jack Nicklaus wins his second TPC title, 3 strokes ahead of runner-up J. C. Snead

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Malkoff, American TV News Reporter
  • Maringo Vlijter, soccer player (Go Ahead Eagles)
  • Peter F. Bell, Australian rules footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Jean Martinon, French conductor/composer, dies at 66