What Happened on October 11, 1976

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 10th Country Music Association Award: Mel Tillis wins

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mao Zedong's widow Jiang Qing & "Gang of Four" arrested & charged with plotting a coup

Chinese Communist & Wife of Mao Zedong Jiang Qing
Chinese Communist & Wife of Mao Zedong
Jiang Qing

Famous Birthdays

  • Brent Bennett, American mercenary
  • Emily Deschanel, American actress

Famous Deaths

  • Alfredo Bracchi, Italian author (b. 1897)
  • Connie Boswell, actress (Artists & Models), dies at 68