On This Day

What Happened on July 16, 1976

Historical Events

  • Rock duo Loggins & Messina break-up after 6 years

Famous Birthdays

  • Anna Smashnova, Russian tennis star (1993 Futures-Erlangen GER), born in Minsk, Russia
  • Bobby Lashley, American professional wrestler, born in Junction City, Kansas
  • Carlos Humberto Paredes, Paraguyan footballer and coach, born in Asunción, Paraguay
  • Tomasz Kuchar, Polish rally driver, born in Wrocław, Poland

Famous Deaths

  • Carmelo Soria, Spanish diplomat assassinated in 1976 by the Chilean DINA
1976 Highlights

About July 16, 1976

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 45 years and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Cancer