On This Day

What Happened on January 15, 1976

Historical Events

Historic Event

Sara Jane Moore sentenced to life for attempting to shoot US President Gerald Ford

  • US-German Helios B solar probe launched into solar orbit
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Corey Chavous, American football player, born in Aiken, South Carolina
  • Dorian Missick, American actor, born in East Orange, New Jersey
1976 Highlights

About January 15, 1976

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 10 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Capricorn