On This Day

What Happened on February 1, 1976

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Rich Man, Poor Man" mini-series premieres on ABC TV
  • 62nd Rose Bowl: #11 UCLA beats #1 Ohio State, 23-10

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sonny & Cher resume TV show, despite real-life divorce

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Goddess of Pop
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Famous Birthdays

  • Phil Ivey, American poker player, born in Riverside, California

Famous Deaths

  • Edgar Pangborn, sci-fi author (Judgment of Eve, Davy), dies at 66
  • George Whipple, American scientist, Nobel Prize Laureate (b. 1878)
  • Werner Heisenberg, German physicist who discovered the uncertainty principle (Nobel 1932), dies at 74