On This Day

What Happened on January 24, 1976

Historical Events

Golden Globes

33rd Golden Globes: "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest", Jack Nicholson, & Louise Fletcher win

  • Cleveland Cavaliers biggest margin victory-43 pts (beat Milwaukee 132-89)

Boxing Title Fight

Former world heavyweight boxing champion George Foreman KOs Ron Lyle in 5th round at Caesar's Palace, Las Vegas; Foreman knocked down twice in 4th; 'The Ring' Fight of the Year


Famous Birthdays

  • Cindy Pieters, Belgian cyclist, born in Veurne, Belgium
  • Shae-Lynn Bourne, Canadian pairs skater (Bourne & Kraatz, 1994 World Champs-4th), born in Chatham-Kent, Canada
1976 Highlights

About January 24, 1976

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 10 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

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