What Happened on July 23, 1976

Historical Events

  • 42nd NFL Chicago All Star Game: Pittsburgh 24, All Stars 0 (52,895)

Baseball Record

Baltimore Oriole Reggie Jackson homers in 6th straight game

  • France performs nuclear Test at Mururoa atoll
  • USSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • Wings release single "Let 'em In"
1976 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Jonathan Gallant, Canadian musician (Billy Talent), born in Streetsville, Ontario
  • Judit Polg├ír, Hungarian chess player (only female chess player to make world's top 10), born in Budapest, Hungary
Born in 1976

Famous Deaths

  • Martin Wickramasinghe, Sri Lankan author (Gamperaliya - The Uprooted/Changing Village), dies at 85
  • Wilhelmina Von Bremen, American 4X100 relay sprinter (Olympic gold 1932), dies at 64

About July 23, 1976

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 10 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Kiss And Say Goodbye - The Manhattans
  • UK #1 Song: Don't Go Breaking My Heart - Elton John & Kiki Dee