On This Day

What Happened on February 22, 1976

Famous Birthdays

  • Faan Rautenbach, South African rugby player, born in Bethlehem, South Africa

Famous Deaths

  • Angela Baddeley, English actress (Speckled Band), dies at 71
  • Florence Ballard, American pop and R&B singer (The Supremes, 1959-67 - "Buttered Popcorn"; "Where Did Our Love Go"), dies of a heart attack at 32
  • Michael Polany, Hungarians/English chemist/sociologist, dies at 84
1976 Highlights

About February 22, 1976

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 8 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

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