On This Day

What Happened on January 8, 1976

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Franklin Mint strikes 1st gold coins for Netherlands Antilles

Famous Birthdays

  • Brad Snyder, Canadian shot putter (Olympics 1996), born in Windsor, Ontario
  • Carl Pavano, American baseball player, born in New Britain, Connecticut
  • Jenny Lewis, American actress (Becky-Life With Lucy), born in Las Vegas, Nevada

Famous Deaths

  • Robert Forgan, British fascist (b. 1891)

Person of interestZhou Enlai

Zhou Enlai, Premier of the People's Republic of China, dies of bladder cancer at 77

Premier of the People's Republic of China Zhou Enlai
Premier of the People's Republic of China
Zhou Enlai