On This Day

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

Famous Divorces

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

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

Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor
Zsa Zsa Gabor

Famous Deaths

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

About August 24, 1976

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 1 month and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

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