What Happened on July 10, 1976

Historical Events

British Golf Open

British Open Men's Golf, Royal Birkdale GC: American Johnny Miller wins his only Open championship, 6 strokes clear of Seve Ballesteros and Jack Nicklaus; Miller's second and last major title

  • Chemical factory in Seveso, near Milan explodes covering the surrounding area in dioxin
  • One American and three British mercenaries are executed in Angola following the Luanda Trial
1976 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Adrian Grenier, American actor
  • Brendon Lade, Australian rules footballer
  • Edmílson, Brazilian soccer defensive midfielder, central defender (39 caps World Cup 2002; São Paulo FC, Lyon, FC Barcelona), born in Taquaritinga, Brazil
  • Elijah Blue Allman, American musician (Deadsy), son of CHer and Gregg Allman, born in Beverly Hills, California
  • Ludovic Giuly, French soccer winger (17 caps; Lyon, Monaco, Barcelona, PSG), born in Lyon, France
Born in 1976

About July 10, 1976

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 8 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Afternoon Delight - Starland Vocal Band
  • UK #1 Song: You To Me Are Everything - Real Thing