On This Day

What Happened on March 19, 1976

Famous Birthdays

  • Alessandro Nesta, Italian footballer
  • Rachel Blanchard, Canadian actress (Clueless -"Cher Horowitz"), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Zach Lind, American drummer (Jimmy Eat World - "The Middle")

Famous Divorces

  • Princess Margaret separates from the Earl of Snowdon, after 16 years

Famous Deaths

  • Albert Dieudonn√©, French actor and novelist (Backbiters, Napoleon), dies at 86
  • George Sklavos, Greek composer, dies at 87
  • Paul Kossoff, British rock guitarist (Free - "All Right Now"), dies of a pulmonary embolism at 25
1976 Highlights

About March 19, 1976

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 7 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

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