On This Day

What Happened on January 26, 1976

Historical Events

  • Belgium Catholic elite starts amnesty campaign for war criminals

Event of interestEvent of Interest

David Mamet's "American Buffalo" premieres in NYC

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Frankie Rayder, American model, born in River Falls, Wisconsin,
  • Willie Adler, American guitar player

Famous Deaths

  • João Branco Núncio, Portuguese Bullfighter (b. 1901)
1976 Highlights

About January 26, 1976

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 44 years and 10 months
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aquarius