What Happened on August 31st, 1976

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

George Harrison found guilty of plagiarising "My Sweet Lord"

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
Singer-Songwriter
George Harrison
  • Mexican peso devalued
  • Trinidad & Tobago adopts constitution
  • Waldemar Cierpinski wins 18th Olympics Marathon (2:09:55.0)

Famous Birthdays

  • Roque JĂșnior, Brazilian footballer
  • Vincent Delerm, French singer-songwriter, pianist and composer

Famous Deaths

  • Kornelis H Miskotte, theologist (If the Gods Keep Silent), dies at 81