On This Day

What Happened on March 2, 1976

Historical Events

  • "Bubbling Brown Sugar" opens at ANTA Theater NYC for 766 performances
  • Holgate, Kemp & Lopez' musical premieres in NYC
  • Walt Disney World logs its 50 millionth guest

Famous Birthdays

  • Glenn Rubenstein, American writer and journalist

Famous Divorces

John Wayne Gacy

Second wife Carole Hoff divorces serial killer John Wayne Gacy (33) after 3 years of marriage

1976 Highlights

About March 2, 1976

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 10 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

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