On This Day

What Happened on March 4, 1976

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

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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
  • Scott Sturgeon (Stza Crack), American musician (Choking Victim and Leftover Crack)
  • Sean Covel, American film producer
  • Thierry Renaer, Belgian field hockey player
  • Vic Wunderle, American archer

Famous Deaths

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