On This Day

What Happened on March 24, 1976

Historical Events

  • Argentine President Isabel Martínez de Perón is deposed in a military coup

Famous Birthdays

  • Aaron Brooks, American NFL quarterback (New Orleans Saints Hall of Fame), born in Newport News, Virginia
  • Aliou Cissé, Senegalese footballer
  • Athanasios Kostoulas, Greek footballer
  • Danielle Garrett, Camp Hill Penn, soccer forward (Olympics 1996)

Person of interestPeyton Manning

Peyton Manning, American NFL quarterback (Super Bowl 2006, 15; 5 x NFL MVP; 14 x Pro Bowl; Indianapolis Colts, Denver Broncos), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

NFL Quarterback Peyton Manning
NFL Quarterback
Peyton Manning

Famous Deaths


Person of interestBernard Montgomery

Bernard Montgomery, 1st Viscount Alamein, British WWII Field Marshal (African campaign, D-Day) and WWI officer, dies at 88

British WWII Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery
British WWII Field Marshal
Bernard Montgomery
  • Nelson Case, TV host (Trash or Treasure), dies at 66
1976 Highlights

About March 24, 1976

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 10 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aries