On This Day

What Happened on July 19, 1976

Historical Events

  • Allman Brother's roadie Scooter Herring sentenced to 75 years for providing drugs for the group, based on Gregg Allman's testimony
  • British rock group Deep Purple disbands
  • Sagarmatha National Park in Nepal is created.

Famous Birthdays

  • Benedict Cumberbatch, English actor (12 Years a Slave, Sherlock), born in London, England
  • Gonzalo de los Santos, Uruguayan footballer
  • R J Williams, actor (General Hospital, Full House)
  • Vinessa Shaw, American actress

Famous Deaths

  • Gene Roth [Eugene Stutenroth], American actor (She Demons, Tormented, The Spider), dies at 73
  • Sal Tas, Dutch journalist, dies at 70
1976 Highlights

About July 19, 1976

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 4 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

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