On This Day

What Happened on January 30, 1976

Historical Events

  • 1st-class debut of Dav Whatmore, in Johannesburg
  • George H. W. Bush becomes 11th director of CIA (until 1977)
  • William E Colby, ends term as 10th director of CIA

Famous Birthdays

  • Andy Milonakis, American comedian, born in Katonah, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Beau De Glen "Mance" Lipscomb, American blues singer and guitarist ("Shine On, Harvest Moon"), dies of a stroke at 80
  • Percy Tyson "Plum" Lewis, South African cricketer (pair in only Test for South Africa), dies at 91
1976 Highlights

About January 30, 1976

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 10 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

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