On This Day

What Happened on August 15, 1976

Famous Birthdays

Abiy Ahmed

Abiy Ahmed, Prime Minister of Ethiopia (2018-) and winner of the 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? 45 years, 5 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Independence Day (India)

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