On This Day

What Happened on January 18, 1976

Historical Events

  • Super Bowl X, Miami Orange Bowl, Miami, FL: Pittsburgh Steelers beat Dallas Cowboys, 21-17; MVP: Lynn Swann, Pittsburgh, WR

Famous Birthdays

  • Damien Leith, Irish-Australian singer-songwriter (Australian Idol 2006), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Vincent Polvliet, Dutch soccer player (FC Utrecht)

Famous Deaths

  • Ad Verhoeven, soccer player (Xerxes/Sparta), dies in a car crash [or 1/17]
  • Sonia Dresdel, actor (Fallen Idol, Secret Tent), dies at 67
1976 Highlights

About January 18, 1976

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 10 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

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