On This Day

What Happened on March 31, 1976

Historical Events

  • Cleveland Cavaliers beat Jazz, 110-101 in New Orleans to clinch club's first ever NBA playoff berth
  • NJ Court rules Karen Anne Quinlan may be disconnected from respirator

Famous Birthdays

  • Graeme Smith, British swimmer (Olympic bronze 1,500m 1996), born in Falkirk, Scotland
  • Josh Saviano, actor (Paul Pfeiffer-Wonder Years)

Famous Deaths

  • Paul Strand, American photographer (b. 1890)
1976 Highlights

About March 31, 1976

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 9 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

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