On This Day

What Happened on January 29, 1976

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Bombs set off in London's West End by the IRA; 1 person is injured
  • Zeiss planetarium in Hague destroyed by fire

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Divins, American model and actor
  • Ilmira Shamsutdinova, Miss Universe-Russia/best costume (1996)

Famous Deaths

  • Michael Gwynn, English actor (Dunkirk, Barabbas, Cleopatra), dies of a heart attack at 59