On This Day

What Happened on August 15, 1976

Famous Birthdays

  • Abiy Ahmed, Ethiopian politician, Prime Minister of Ethiopia (2018-), 2019 Nobel Peace Prize, born in Beshasha, Ethiopia
  • Boudewijn Send, soccer player (PSV)
  • Robert Macfarlane, English nature writer, born in Halam, England

Famous Deaths

  • Jean P J C Haesaert, Flemish lawyer/sociologist, dies at 84
1976 Highlights

About August 15, 1976

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 5 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Independence Day (India)

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Leo