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

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

Famous Deaths

  • Michael Dewar Head, composer, dies at 76
1976 Highlights

About August 24, 1976

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 3 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Virgo