What Happened on August 22, 1976

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Sport awardGolf Tournament

Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Patty Berg Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth

Famous Birthdays

  • Jim Weaver, Northridge California, baseball pitcher (Olympics-bronze-96)
  • Lia Victoria Borrero, Miss Panama Universe (1997)

Famous Deaths

  • Gina Bachauer, Greek pianist (b. 1913)
  • Juscelino Kubitschek de Oliveira, President of Brazil (1955-60), dies at 73
  • Oskar Brusewitz, East German vicar, sets self on fire