What Happened on January 23, 1976

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Ian Redpath hits his only 2 sixes in Cricket Tests, v WI Adelaide
  • The Provisional Irish Republican Army truce of February 1975 is officially brought to an end
  • The results to U.S. advice columnist Ann Landers' question (if they could do it all over, would parents still become parents) state that 70% of 10,000 responding parents were negative about being parents
  • Wash Caps end 25 game winless streak (0-22-3) beat NY Rangers 7-5

Famous Birthdays

  • Angelica Lee, Taiwanese actress and singer
  • Brandon Duckworth, American baseball player
  • Byron Hanspard, NFL running back (Atlanta Falcons)
  • Nigel McGuinness, English professional wrestler
  • Phil Boudreault, Copper Cliff Ontario, boxer (Olympics-96)

Famous Deaths

  • Aleksey Vasilyevich Sorokin, Russian cosmonaut, dies at 44
  • Paul Dupuis, French Canadian film and television actor (b. 1913)
  • Paul Robeson, athlete/lawyer/singer, dies in Philadelphia at 77