On This Day

What Happened on February 2, 1976

Historical Events

  • "Rich Little Show" debuts on NBC-TV
  • "The Honeymooners Second Honeymoon" airs on TV
  • Roger Connor, Fred Lindstrom & umpire Cal Hubbard elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

Famous Birthdays

  • James Hickman, British swimmer
  • Lori Beth Denberg, American actress
  • Steven Dewick, Australian swimmer (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, New South Wales

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Actress Gloria Swanson (76) weds writer William Dufty (60)


Famous Deaths

  • Erling Kjellsby, Norwegian organist, educator and composer, dies at 75
  • Harry Elliott, England cricket wicket-keeper (3 Tests 1927-34), dies
  • Johan Kaart, Dutch actor (My Fair Lady), dies at 78
  • Maurice Jacobson, composer, dies at 80
1976 Highlights

About February 2, 1976

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 5 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aquarius