On This Day

What Happened on April 14, 1976

Famous Birthdays

  • Baedon Choppy, Australian field hockey forward (Olympics 1996), born in Mackay, Australia
  • Christian Älvestam, Swedish musician (Scar Symmetry), born in Sweden
  • Jason Wiemer, Canadian NHL left wing (Tampa Bay Lightning), born in Kimberley, Canada
  • Kyle Farnsworth, American baseball player (pitcher), born in Wichita, Kansas

Famous Weddings

Doris Day

American singer and actress Doris Day (54) weds restaurateur Barry Comden

Carl Bernstein

The Washington Post reporter Carl Bernstein (32) weds writer and director Nora Ephron (34) at a civil ceremony in Manhattan


Famous Deaths

  • José Revueltas, Mexican writer (b. 1914)
  • Maude Prickett, actress (Rosie-Hazel), dies at 60
1976 Highlights

About April 14, 1976

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 7 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aries