What Happened on August 10, 1976

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Provisional Irish Republican Army volunteer shot dead by the British Army as he drove in Belfast; his car out of control and kills 3 children, sparking "peace rallies" throughout the month by the 'Peace People'

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael Depoli, American wrestler

Famous Deaths

  • Bert Oldfield, cricketer (54 Tests, 52 stumpings), dies
  • Ray "Crash" Corrigan, cowboy (Crash Corrigan's Ranch), dies at 74