On This Day

What Happened on August 6, 1976

Historical Events

  • Zulfikar Ali Bhutto lays the foundation stone of Port Qasim, Karachi

Famous Birthdays

  • Parmeso Emekrasha, Buddhist Monk
  • Soleil Moon Frye, actress (Punky Brewster), born in Glendora, California
  • Travis Kalanick, American entrepreneur (Red Swoosh, Uber), born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

  • Gregor Piatigorsky, Ukrainian-American cellist, dies at 73
1976 Highlights

About August 6, 1976

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 3 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

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