What Happened on February 24, 1976

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Cuba adopts its constitution
  • Jules Feiffer's "Knock Knock" premieres in NYC

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Leonid Brezhnev opens 25th congress of CPSU

Soviet General Secretary Leonid Brezhnev
Soviet General Secretary
Leonid Brezhnev

Famous Birthdays

  • Bradley McGee, Australian cyclist
  • Crista Flanagan, American television comedian
  • Eric Griffin, American rock guitarist
  • Marco Campos, Brazilian racing driver (d. 1995)
  • Matt Skiba, American musician (Alkaline Trio, Heavens)
  • Zach Johnson, professional golfer

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Wilfred Orr, composer, dies at 82
  • H Allen Smith, TV host (Armchair Detective), dies at 69
  • Julian Rivero, actor (Via Pony Express), dies at 85