What Happened on February 26, 1976

Historical Events

  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Chad Urmston, American rock-ska-reggae singer-songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist (Dispatch; State Radio), born in Sherborn, Massachusetts
  • Nikolaos Siranidis, Greek diver, born in Athens, Greece
Born in 1976

Famous Deaths

  • Frieda Inescort, Scottish-American stage and screen actress (Hay Fever; Pride and Prejudice (1940)), dies from complications of multiple sclerosis at 74
1976 Highlights

About February 26, 1976

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 3 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Theme From S.W.A.T. - Rhythm Heritage
  • UK #1 Song: December '63 (Oh What A Night) - Four Seasons