On This Day

What Happened on April 30, 1976

Historical Events

  • "Silly Love Songs" single released by Wings (Billboard Song of the Year, 1976)

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Muhammad Ali beats Jimmy Young in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Muhammad Ali
  • Royal Canadian Mint opens a branch in Winnipeg, Manitoba

Famous Birthdays

  • Amanda Palmer, American performance artist, pianist, singer, and lyricist (The Dresden Dolls), born in New York City

Famous Deaths

  • Edvard Fliflet Braein, Norwegian composer (Ut mot havet (Out To Sea); Anne Pedersdotter), dies at 51
1976 Highlights

About April 30, 1976

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 1 month and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Taurus