What Happened on January 1, 1976

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "Musical Jubilee" closes at St James Theater NYC after 92 performances
  • 42nd Orange Bowl: #3 Oklahoma beats #5 Michigan, 14-6

Event of interestEvent of Interest

After 45 years of coaching, Paul Brown announces his retirement from the National Football League

American Football Coach Paul Brown
American Football Coach
Paul Brown
  • Liberty Bell moves to new home behind Independence Hall
  • NBC replaces the peacock logo
  • Venezuela nationalizes oil fields

Famous Birthdays

  • Caleb Wyatt, American motocross rider

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Chai Jing, Chinese broadcaster, author and documentary maker (Under the Dome), born in Linfen, Shanxi Province

Environmental Activist Chai Jing
Environmental Activist
Chai Jing
  • Georgina Chapman, British fashion designer and actress