What Happened on March 3, 1976

Historical Events

  • 5 workers are killed by the police in a demonstration in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
  • Mozambique closes border with Rhodesia

Famous Birthdays

  • Fraser Gehrig, Australian rules footballer
Born in 1976

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred Sendrey [Szendrei], Hungarian-American organist, conductor, musicologist, and composer, dies at 92
  • Pierre Molinier, French painter and photographer, dies at 75

About March 3, 1976

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 47 years and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Love Machine (Part 1) - The Miracles
  • UK #1 Song: I Love To Love (But My Baby Loves To Dance) - Tina Charles