On This Day

What Happened on February 7, 1976

Historical Events

  • FCC raids & shuts down pirate radio station WCPR (Brooklyn New York)
  • Larry Groce's "Junk Food Junkie" peaks at #9

Sports record brokenNHL Record

Toronto center Darryl Sittler sets NHL record with 10 points in a Maple Leafs' 11-4 win over Boston at Maple Leaf Gardens; 6 goals, 4 assists

NHL Legend Darryl Sittler
NHL Legend
Darryl Sittler
  • World's largest telescope (600 cm) begins operation (USSR)

Famous Birthdays

  • Sreto Ristić, German footballer
  • Terry Battle, running back (Detroit Lions)
1976 Highlights

About February 7, 1976

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 5 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aquarius