On This Day

What Happened on July 11, 1976

Historical Events

  • 1st US football club in Austria forms (FAAFC-1st Austrian American)
  • France performs nuclear test at Mururoa atoll
  • In pre-game promo at Atlanta County Stadium, 34 couples wed at home plate followed by Championship Wrestling "Headlocks & Wedlocks"
  • US Open Women's Golf, Rolling Green GC: JoAnne Carner wins in a playoff with Sandra Palmer

Famous Birthdays

  • Eduardo N├íjera, Mexican-born basketball player

Famous Weddings

Frank Sinatra

Singer and actor Frank Sinatra (60) marries 4th wife Barbara Marx (45)

Andy Gibb

Singer Andy Gibb (18) weds Kim Reeder in Australia


1976 Highlights

About July 11, 1976

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 4 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

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