On This Day

What Happened on March 30, 1976

Historical Events

  • Israel kills 6 Palestinians protesting land confiscation

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Canty, cornerback (New England Patriots)
  • Mark McClelland, Northern Irish musician (Degrassi)
  • Obadele Thompson, Barbadian athlete
  • Toby Gowin, punter (Dallas Cowboys)

Famous Deaths

  • Jacqueline Royaards-Sandberg, actress (Hostage Rights), dies at 99
  • Reuben "Rube" Bloom, American pianist, arranger, band leader (The Bayou Boys), songwriter ("Fools Rush In (Where Angels Fear to Tread)"; "Give Me the Simple Life"), dies at 73
1976 Highlights

About March 30, 1976

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 7 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

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