On This Day

What Happened on August 31, 1976

Historical Events

  • Mexican peso devalued
  • Trinidad & Tobago adopts constitution

Famous Birthdays

  • Roque Júnior, Brazilian footballer (World Cup 2002), born in Santa Rita do Sapucaí, Brazil
  • Vincent Delerm, French singer-songwriter, pianist and composer

Famous Deaths

  • Kornelis H Miskotte, theologist (If the Gods Keep Silent), dies at 81
1976 Highlights

About August 31, 1976

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 1 month and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

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