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, born in Évreux, France
Born in 1976

Famous Deaths

  • Kornelis Heiko Miskotte, Dutch theologist (If the Gods Keep Silent), dies at 81

About August 31, 1976

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 9 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: You Should Be Dancing - Bee Gees
  • UK #1 Song: Dancing Queen - Abba