On This Day

What Happened on July 15, 1976

Historical Events

  • 36-hr kidnap of 26 school children and their bus driver in California

Famous Birthdays

  • Diane Kruger, German actress and former fashion model
  • Jim Jones, African Puerto Rican American rapper

Famous Deaths

  • Paul William Gallico, writer, dies at 78
1976 Highlights

About July 15, 1976

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 3 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

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