On This Day

What Happened on February 15, 1976

Historical Events


CarDaytona 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

Auto Racer Richard Petty
Auto Racer
Richard Petty
  • XII Winter Olympic Games close in Innsbruck, Austria

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestBrandon Boyd

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

Musician Brandon Boyd
Musician
Brandon Boyd
  • ├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? 45 years, 5 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aquarius