On This Day

What Happened on March 4, 1976

Historical Events

Film and TV Awards

2nd People's Choice Awards: John Wayne & Katharine Hepburn win (Motion Picture) and Telly Savalas & Carol Burnett win (TV)

  • John Pezzin bowls 33 consecutive strikes at Toledo, Ohio
  • MLB's San Francisco Giants are bought for $8 million by Bob Lurie and Bud Herseth

Famous Birthdays

  • Hiram Bocachica, Puerto Rican baseball player
  • Sean Covel, American film producer
  • Stza Crack [Scott Sturgeon], American punk rock musician (Choking Victim; Leftover Crack), born in New York
  • Thierry Renaer, Belgian field hockey player

Famous Deaths

  • Walter H. Schottky, German physicist (Thermodynamik), dies at 89
1976 Highlights

About March 4, 1976

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 9 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

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