On This Day

What Happened on August 2, 1976

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael Weiss, American figure skater (1997 World Champ-7th), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Reyes EstĂ©vez, Spanish athlete, born in CornellĂ  de Llobregat, Spain
  • Sam Worthington, Australian actor, born in Godalming, United Kingdom

Famous Deaths

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