What Happened on August 18, 1976

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • In the Korean Demilitarized Zone at Panmunjeom, the Axe Murder Incident results in the death of two US soldiers.
  • USSR's Luna 24 soft-lands on Moon

Famous Birthdays

  • Bryan Volpenhein, American rower, born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Daphnee Lynn Duplaix, playmate (July 1997), born in Manhattan, NYC
  • Tom Malchow, American 200m swimmer (Olympics-silver-96), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota