On This Day

What Happened on April 23, 1976

Famous Birthdays

  • Aaron Dessner, American songwriter, musician and producer (The National),
  • Tamas Buday Jr, Canadian canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Budapest, Hungary

Famous Deaths

  • James Flavin, American actor (King Kong, In Cold Blood, Man With a Camera), dies from a ruptured aorta at 69
  • Karl Schäfer, Austrian figure skater (Olympic gold 1932, 36), dies at 66
  • Ronald Radd, British actor (King Lear, Up Jumped a Swagman), dies at 47
  • Shimen Ruskin, Polish actor (Beau Brummel, Having a Wonderful Time), dies at 69
1976 Highlights

About April 23, 1976

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 8 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

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