On This Day

What Happened on March 29, 1976

Historical Events

  • 38th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Indiana beats Michigan, 86-68; first time 2 teams from same conference (Big Ten) play in title game

Film tv awardsAcademy Awards

48th Academy Awards: "One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest", Jack Nicholson & Louise Fletcher wins

  • 8 Ohio National Guardsmen indicted for shooting 4 Kent State students

Famous Birthdays

  • Igor Astarloa, Spanish cyclist
  • Jennifer Capriati, American tennis player (3-time Grand Slam winner), born in NYC, New York
1976 Highlights

About March 29, 1976

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 7 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aries