On This Day

What Happened on January 3, 1976

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Australian Open Women's Tennis: Australian Evonne Goolagong Cawley beats Renata Tomanova of Czechoslovakia 6-2, 6-2 for her 3rd straight home singles title
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Alisen Down, Canadian actress
  • Angelos Basinas, Greek footballer
  • Dinara Drukarova, Russian actress
  • Mendel Witzenhauser, soccer player (Ajax, VVV)
  • Nicholas Gonzalez, American actor

Famous Deaths

  • Malcolm "Mal" Evans, British Beatles roadie and assistant, dies in a confrontation with the police at 40
  • Mateusz Glinski, composer, dies at 83
  • Michael V. Love, American test pilot (X-24), dies in F-4 crash at 37