On This Day

What Happened on August 27, 1976

Historical Events

  • Transsexual Renee Richards barred from competing in US Tennis Open

Famous Birthdays

  • Carlos Moy√°, Spanish professional tennis player, 1995-2010 (French Open, 1998; Davis Cup, 2006), born in Palma, Spain
  • Milano Collection AT [Akihito Terui], Japanese professional wrestler, born in Morioka, Japan

Famous Deaths

  • Mukesh [Mathur], Indian "playback singer" for Bollywood films, dies of a heart attack at 53
1976 Highlights

About August 27, 1976

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

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