What Happened on July 18, 1976

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Something's Afoot" closes at Lyceum Theater NYC after 61 performances
  • 63rd Tour de France won by Lucien Van Impe of Belgium
  • Judy Rankin wins LPGA Borden Golf Classic
  • Nadia Com─âneci became the first person in Olympic Games history to score a perfect 10 in gymnastics at the 1976 Summer Olympics.
  • Stockhausens "Sirius" premieres in NYC
  • Thiokol conducts 2-min firing of space shuttle's SRB at Brigham, Ut

Famous Birthdays

  • Elsa Pataky, Spanish actress

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Country singer Tammy Wynette (34) weds real-estate mogul Michael Tomlin

Country singer Tammy Wynette
Country singer
Tammy Wynette