On This Day

What Happened on April 26, 1976

Historical Events

  • Pan Am begins non-stop flights NYC-Tokyo

Famous Birthdays

  • José Pasillas, American drummer (Incubus - "Meglomaniac"; "Drive"), born in Calabasas, California
  • Sarah Tueting, American ice hockey goalie (USA, Olympics 1998), born in NYC, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Allan Jackson, American newscaster (Youth Takes a Stand), dies at 60
  • Neil McCallum, British-Canadian actor (Pete-Saber of London), dies at 45
  • Sid James [Solomon Joel Cohen], South African-born British character & comedy actor (Hancock's Half Hour, Carry On), dies from a heart attack at 62
1976 Highlights

About April 26, 1976

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 7 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

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