What Happened on March 1, 1976

Historical Events

PGA 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
  • Travis Kvapil, American auto racer (NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series champion 2003), born in Janesville, Wisconsin
Born in 1976

Famous Deaths

  • George "Rube" Foster, American baseball pitcher (World Series 1915, 16; no-hitter 1916; Boston Red Sox), dies at 88
  • Jean Martinon, French conductor & composer, dies at 66

About March 1, 1976

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 3 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Pisces

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Love Machine (Part 1) - The Miracles
  • UK #1 Song: I Love To Love (But My Baby Loves To Dance) - Tina Charles