On This Day

What Happened on August 22, 1976

Famous Birthdays

  • Jim Weaver, American baseball pitcher (Olympic bronze 1996)

Famous Deaths

  • Gina Bachauer, Greek classical pianist of Austrian heritage, dies at 63
  • Juscelino Kubitschek, President of Brazil (1955-60), dies at 73
  • Oskar Brusewitz, East German vicar, sets himself on fire in protest of repression of religion at 47
1976 Highlights

About August 22, 1976

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 3 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

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