On This Day

What Happened on August 16, 1976

Historical Events

PGA Championship

PGA Championship Men's Golf, Congressional CC: Dave Stockton wins 2nd PGA C'ship in a Monday bad weather finish; by 1 stroke from Ray Floyd & Don January

  • St. Louis Cardinals beat San Diego Chargers, 20-10 in Tokyo, Japan (NFL Expo)

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Ockun, American concert producer, born in Syosset, New York
  • Jonatan Johansson, Finnish soccer striker, manager (106 caps; Rangers, Charlton), born in Stockholm, Sweden
1976 Highlights

About August 16, 1976

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 3 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

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