On This Day

What Happened on February 4, 1976

Historical Events

  • 7.5 earthquake kills 22,778 in Guatemala & Honduras

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Hua Guofeng becomes Premier of the People's Republic of China

Paramount Leader of China Hua Guofeng
Paramount Leader of China
Hua Guofeng
  • US Federal Judge Oliver upholds Seitz's decision on Andy Messersmith free agency
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • XII Winter Olympic Games open in Innsbruck, Austria

Famous Birthdays

  • Cam'ron [Cameron Ezike Gile], American rapper, born in East Harlem, New York

Person of interestChen Kun

Chen Kun, Chinese actor (Painted Skin), and singer ("Power to Go"), born in Chongqing, China

Actor and Singer Chen Kun
Actor and Singer
Chen Kun

1976 Highlights

About February 4, 1976

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 8 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

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