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

Academy Awards

48th Academy Awards: "One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest", its stars Jack Nicholson & Louise Fletcher, and director MiloŇ° Forman win

  • 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? 45 years, 8 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

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