On This Day

What Happened on March 14, 1976

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 [Enos], American film choreographer (42nd Street) and director (Strike Up The Band: They Made Me A Criminal), dies at 80
  • Martha Saalfeldt, writer, dies
1976 Highlights

About March 14, 1976

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 10 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

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