On This Day

What Happened on July 14, 1976

Historical Events

Presidential Convention

Democratic Convention in NYC nominates former Georgia governor Jimmy Carter for president and US Senator Walter Mondale, from Minnesota, for vice president

  • USSR banishes dissident Andrei Amalrik to Netherlands

Famous Birthdays

  • Geraint Jones, English Papua New Guinean cricketer (played for England and Papua New Guinea), born in Kundiawa, Papua New Guinea
  • Kirsten Sheridan, Irish film screenwriter, and director (In America; August Rush), born in Dublin, Ireland
1976 Highlights

About July 14, 1976

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 4 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

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