What Happened on August 16, 1976

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Sport awardGolf Major

58th PGA Championship: Dave Stockton shoots a 281 at Congressional MD

Golfer and Two-Time PGA Champion Dave Stockton
Golfer and Two-Time PGA Champion
Dave Stockton
  • St Louis Cards beat San Diego Chargers 20-10 in Tokyo (NFL expo)

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Ockun, American concert producer
  • Jonatan Johansson, Finnish footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Beppie Nooij Jr, Dutch actress (Rooie Sien), dies at 83