On This Day

What Happened on February 23, 1976

Historical Events

  • Owners announce spring training won't open without a labor contract

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeff O'Neill, Canadian NHL center (Hartford Whalers), born in Richmond Hill, Ontario
  • Kelly Macdonald, Scottish actress, born in Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • Scott Elarton, American baseball player, born in Lamar, Colorado

Famous Deaths

  • John Forest "Fuzzy" Knight, American stage and screen actor, noted as sidekick in Westerns (Oklahoma Annie; Cowboy & the Lady), dies at 74
  • L. S. Lowry, British painter of industrial scenes, dies at 88
1976 Highlights

About February 23, 1976

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 9 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

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