On This Day

What Happened on March 23, 1976

Historical Events

  • International Bill of Rights goes into effect (35 nations ratifying)

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Hoy, Scottish cyclist, most successful Olympic cyclist ever (7 Olympic medals), born in Edinburgh
  • Dougie Lampkin, English motorcycle trials rider, born in Silsden, West Yorkshire, England
  • Jayson Blair, American journalist and author
  • Jeremy Newberry, American football player
  • Joel Peralta, Dominican MLB baseball relief pitcher, 2005-16 (Kansas City Royals, Tampa Bay Rays, and six other teams), born in Bonao, Dominican Republic
  • Keri Russell, American actress (Felicity, The Americans), born in Fountain Valley, California
  • Nolan Baumgartner, NHL defenseman (Washington Capitals), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • Ricardo Zonta, Brazilian racing car driver
1976 Highlights

About March 23, 1976

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 4 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aries