On This Day

What Happened on April 2, 1976

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

A's trade prospective free agents Reggie Jackson & Ken Holtzman, to Orioles for Don Baylor, Mike Torrez & Paul Mitchell

MLB Right Fielder Reggie Jackson
MLB Right Fielder
Reggie Jackson
  • Cambodia Khieu Sampan succeeds Prince Sihanouk as Premier
  • Portuguese constitution assumed

Famous Birthdays

  • Evan McMullin, American independent candidate for President (2016), born in Provo, Utah
  • Rory Sabbatini, South African golfer (US Masters 2007 runner-up, 6 PGA Tour titles, born in Durban, RSA

Famous Deaths

  • Ray Teal, American actor (Judgment at Nuremberg, Bonanza), dies at 74