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

LoveWedding of Interest

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

Singer and Actor Frank Sinatra
Singer and Actor
Frank Sinatra

LoveWedding of Interest

Singer Andy Gibb (18) weds Kim Reeder in Australia

Singer and TV Host Andy Gibb
Singer and TV Host
Andy Gibb

1976 Highlights

About July 11, 1976

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 4 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Cancer