On This Day

What Happened on April 25, 1976

Historical Events

  • Cub centerfielder Rick Monday rescues US flag from 2 fans trying to set it on fire
  • Elections in Vietnam for a National Assembly to reunite the country
  • India all out for 97 v West Indies
  • Portugal adopts new constitution

Famous Birthdays

  • Gilberto [Gilberto da Silva Melo], Brazilian soccer midfielder (36 caps; Hertha BSC; Flamengo), born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Rainer Schüttler, German tennis player (Olympic silver 2004), born in Korbach, West Germany

Person of interestTim Duncan

Tim Duncan, American NBA forward (San Antonio Spurs), born in Christiansted, U.S. Virgin Islands

NBA Power Forward Tim Duncan
NBA Power Forward
Tim Duncan

Famous Deaths

  • Carol Reed, English film director (Agony & Ecstasy, Oliver!), dies at 69
  • Margaret Bannerman, actress (Great Defender), dies at 79
1976 Highlights

About April 25, 1976

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 11 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Anzac Day (Australia, New Zealand)

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Taurus