What Happened on February 15, 1976

Historical Events

Daytona 500

18th Daytona 500: David Pearson makes contact with Richard Petty just yards from finish line into a wall and to infield; Petty stalls whilst Pearson restarts to win

  • XII Winter Olympic Games close in Innsbruck, Austria

Famous Birthdays

Brandon BoydBrandon Boyd (46 years old)

American rock singer (Incubus - "Make Yourself"), born in Van Nuys, California

  • ├ôscar Freire, Spanish cyclist, born in Torrelavega, Spain
  • Ronnie Vannucci Jr., American drummer (The Killers), born in Las Vegas, Nevada
1976 Highlights

About February 15, 1976

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 11 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover - Paul Simon
  • UK #1 Song: December '63 (Oh What A Night) - Four Seasons