On This Day

What Happened on August 30, 1976

Historical Events

  • Tom Brokaw becomes news anchor of NBC's "Today Show"
  • Turks & Caicos Islands adopts constitution

Famous Birthdays

  • Mike Koplove, American baseball player (Team USA 2008), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Sarah-Jane Potts, English actress, born in Bradford, England
1976 Highlights

About August 30, 1976

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 3 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Late Summer Bank Holiday (United Kingdom)

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