On This Day

What Happened on April 18, 1976

Historical Events

  • 30th Tony Awards: "Travesties" & "A Chorus Line" win

Famous Birthdays

  • Fayray, Japanese singer (Taiyō no Gravity), born in Tokyo
  • Justin Ross, American politician (Member of the Maryland House of Delegates from the 22nd district 2003-12), born in Bowie, Maryland

Person of interestMelissa Joan Hart

Melissa Joan Hart, American actress (Clarissa, Sabrina), born in Smithtown, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Mahmoud Younis, Suez Canal nationalization engineer, dies at 65
1976 Highlights

About April 18, 1976

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 5 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

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