What Happened on July 13, 1976

Historical Events

  • 47th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-1 at Veterans Stadium, Philadelphia
  • All star MVP: George Foster (Cincinnati Reds)
  • Court martial begins in USSR for Valery Sablin (Hunt for Red Oct)
  • Last day of Test Cricket for English all-rounder Brian Close, aged 45

Famous Birthdays

  • Al Santos, American model and actor
  • Huw Watkins, British pianist and contemporary classical music composer, born in South Wales
  • Sheldon Souray, Canadian ice hockey player

Famous Deaths

  • Frederick Hawksworth, GWR Chief mechanical engineer. (b. 1884)
  • Joachim Peiper, German military leader (SS, by assassination; b. 1915)
  • Max Butting, German composer, dies at 87
1976 Highlights

About July 13, 1976

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 6 months and 14 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: The Roussos Phenomenon Ep - Demis Roussos