On This Day

What Happened on February 6, 1976

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

George Harrison releases "This Guitar (Can't Keep From Crying)"

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
George Harrison

Famous Birthdays

  • Kim Zmeskal, American gymnast (Olympic-92), born in Houston, Texas
  • Tanja Frieden, Swiss snowboarder, born in Bern, Switzerland

Famous Deaths

  • Ritwik Ghatak, Bengali filmmaker (Titash Ekti Nadir Naam), dies at 50
  • Vince Guaraldi, jazz pianist and composer (Peanuts TV specials), dies at 43
1976 Highlights

About February 6, 1976

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 7 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: New Zealand Day (New Zealand)

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