On This Day

What Happened on March 14, 1976

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Jockey Bill Shoemaker wins his 7,000th race
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Sarah Elizabeth Ulmer, 3k ind pursuit cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand

Famous Deaths

  • Alberta Franklin, silent screen actress, dies at 79
  • Busby Berkeley, US choreographer/dir (Strike Up the Band), dies at 80
  • Martha Saalfeldt, writer, dies