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

  • Jesse "Lone Cat" Fuller, San Francisco Blues Great, dies at 80
  • Mance Lipscomb, American blues musician (Shine On, Harvest Moon), dies at 80
  • Percy Tyson "Plum" Lewis, cricketer (pair in only Test for S Af), dies
1976 Highlights

About January 30, 1976

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 10 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Aquarius