On This Day

What Happened on March 20, 1976

Historical Events

  • Jevgeni Kulikov skates world record 1000m (1:15.70)
  • Patricia Hearst convicted of armed robbery

Famous Birthdays

  • Arno Knapen, Dutch soccer player (Holten, FC Twente)
  • Chester Bennington, American singer and songwriter (Linkin Park), born in Phoenix, Arizona (d. 2017)

Famous Weddings

Alice Cooper

Rocker Alice Cooper (28) weds choreographer Sheryl Goddard in Acapulco, Mexico

Famous Deaths

  • Michael Goodliffe, British actor (A Night to Remember, Cromwell, 5th Day of Peace), commits suicide at 61
1976 Highlights

About March 20, 1976

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 8 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

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