On This Day

What Happened on August 8, 1976

Historical Events

  • Chicago White Sox suit up in shorts

Famous Birthdays

  • Drew Lachey, American singer
  • JC Chasez, American singer (*NSYNC)
  • Jeff Simmons, American race car driver
  • Seung-Yeop Lee, Korean baseball player
  • Tawny Cypress, American stage and screen actress (Unforgettable), born in Point Pleasant, New Jersey

Famous Deaths

  • John Roselli, hired by CIA to kill Castro, found murdered
1976 Highlights

About August 8, 1976

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 3 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

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