On This Day

What Happened on April 22, 1976

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Barbara Walters becomes 1st female US nightly network news anchor (ABC News)

Broadcast Journalist Barbara Walters
Broadcast Journalist
Barbara Walters

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Director Ingmar Bergman leaves Sweden due to taxation

Director and Writer Ingmar Bergman
Director and Writer
Ingmar Bergman

Famous Birthdays

  • Michał Żewłakow, Polish footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Frutuoso de Lima Viana, Brazilian pianist & composer, dies at 79
1976 Highlights

About April 22, 1976

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 3 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Taurus