On This Day

What Happened on April 8, 1976

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 1976 NFL Draft: Lee Roy Selmon from University of Oklahoma first pick by Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Famous Birthdays

  • Jim Farnum, kayak (alt-Olympics 1996), born in Honolulu, Hawaii

Famous Deaths

  • Donald Byrne, American chess player, dies at 45