What Happened on July 27, 1976

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 8.2 Tangshan earthquake kills estimated 240,000 Chinese
  • Japanese ex-premier Tanaka arrested (Lockheed Affair)

Famous Birthdays

  • Mwadi Mabika, WNBA guard/forward (LA Sparks)
  • Scott Mason, Australian cricketer (d. 2005)

Famous Deaths

  • Ray Brennan, retired US Air Force captain, American Legion bookkeeper and the 1st American to die of "Legionnaire's Disease", dies of an apparent heart attack at 61