On This Day

What Happened on August 4, 1976

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • England beats Australia by 8 wickets in the limited overs cricket international at Lord's; first time women are permitted to play on the main square at 'the home of cricket'
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew McLeod, Australian footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Enrique Angelelli, Argentine bishop
  • Roy Herbert Thomson, Canadian publisher (b. 1894)