What Happened on August 2, 1976

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael Weiss, figure skater (1997 World Champ-7th), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Reyes Estévez, Spanish athlete
  • Sam Worthington, Australian actor

Famous Deaths

  • Friedrich "Fritz" Lang, German director (M, Metropolis, Fury, The Testament of Dr. Mabuse), dies from a stroke at 85