On This Day

What Happened on August 16, 1976

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Sport awardPGA 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

Golfer and Two-Time PGA Champion Dave Stockton
Golfer and Two-Time PGA Champion
Dave Stockton
Golfer and Four-Time Major Championship Winner Ray Floyd
Golfer and Four-Time Major Championship Winner
Ray Floyd
  • St. Louis Cardinals beat San Diego Chargers, 20-10 in Tokyo, Japan (NFL Expo)

Famous Birthdays

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