On This Day

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

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred Sendrey, composer, dies at 92
  • Pierre Molinier, French painter and photographer, dies at 75
1976 Highlights

About March 3, 1976

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 6 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

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