What Happened on February 21, 1976

Historical Events

  • Cardinal Willebrands installed as Archbishop of Utrecht
  • Cliff Jones' theatrical rock opera "Rockabye Hamlet",starring Beverly D'Angelo closes at Minskoff Theater, NYC, after 7 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Robin Confer, American soccer forward (Olympics 1996)
  • Ryan Smyth, Canadian NHL left wing (Edmonton Oilers), born in Banff, Canada

Famous Deaths

  • Frieda Inescort, Scottish actress (Meet Corliss Archer), dies at 74
1976 Highlights

About February 21, 1976

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 11 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

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