On This Day

What Happened on August 26, 1976

Famous Birthdays

  • Amaia Montero, Spanish singer (La Oreja de Van Gogh - Guapa), born in Irun, Spain
  • Carey Tally, American soccer midfielder (Olympic gold 1996), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Mike Colter, American actor (Luke Cage in Marvel Universe), born in Columbia, South Carolina
  • Zemfira [Ramazanova], Russian rock singer (Forgive Me My Love), born in Ufa, Bashkortostan, Russia, Soviet Union

Famous Deaths

  • Lotte Lehmann, German soprano (Der Rosenkavalier, More than singing), dies at 88
  • Warner Anderson, American actor (The Bubble, Destination Moon, Peyton Place), dies at 65
1976 Highlights

About August 26, 1976

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 3 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

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