March 17, 1976 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • 4 Catholic civilians (including 2 children) are killed and twelve wounded when the Ulster Volunteer Force explode a car bomb at Hillcrest Bar, Dungannon
  • Malikov skates world record 1000m (1:15.76)
  • Rubin "Hurricane" Carter is retried
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Deaths in History

  • Luchino Visconti, Italian director (The Leopard, Death in Venice), dies at 69