On This Day

What Happened on January 27, 1976

Historical Events

Television Premiere

"Laverne & Shirley" TV spinoff from "Happy Days" starring Penny Marshall and Cindy Williams premieres on ABC TV

  • 9th ABA All-Star Game: Denver 144 beats ABA 138 at Denver
  • Morocco-Algeria battles in West Sahara
  • Viv Richards scores his 1st Test century against Australia

Famous Birthdays

  • Ahn Jung-Hwan, Korean football player
  • Clint Ford, American voice actor
  • Haimish Karrasch, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Rhett Warrener, Shaunavon, NHL defenseman (Florida Panthers)
  • Ruby Lin, Taiwanese actress and singer
1976 Highlights

About January 27, 1976

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 11 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

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