What Happened on August 24, 1976

Historical Events

  • Soyuz 21 returns to Earth

Famous Birthdays

  • Bjorn van der Doelen, Dutch soccer player (PSV), born in Goirle, Netherlands
  • Nordin Wooter, Dutch soccer player (Ajax), born in Breda, Netherlands
Born in 1976

Famous Divorces

Zsa Zsa Gabor

Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor (59) divorces her sixth husband, toy inventor Jack Ryan (49) after 1 year of marriage

Famous Deaths

  • Michael Head, British organist, pianist, and composer, dies at 76
1976 Highlights

About August 24, 1976

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 9 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Don't Go Breaking My Heart - Elton John & Kiki Dee
  • UK #1 Song: Don't Go Breaking My Heart - Elton John & Kiki Dee