What Happened on January 26, 1976

Historical Events

  • Belgium Catholic elite starts amnesty campaign for war criminals

Event of Interest

David Mamet's "American Buffalo" premieres in NYC

  • Israel opens "Good Fence" to Lebanon
  • NFL Pro Bowl, Louisiana Superdome, New Orleans: NFC beats AFC, 23-20; MVP: Billy Johnson, Houston Oilers, WR
1976 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Frankie Rayder, American model, born in River Falls, Wisconsin,
  • Willie Adler, American rock guitar player (Lamb Of God), born in Richmond, Virginia
Born in 1976

Famous Deaths

  • João Branco Núncio, Portuguese Bullfighter (b. 1901)

About January 26, 1976

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 8 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Holidays: Australia Day (Australia), Republic Day (India)

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Love Rollercoaster - Ohio Players
  • UK #1 Song: Mamma Mia - Abba