On This Day

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

MLB Right Fielder Reggie Jackson
MLB Right Fielder
Reggie Jackson
  • France performs nuclear Test at Mururoa atoll
  • USSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • Wings release single "Let 'em In"

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

Famous Deaths

  • Wilhelmina Von Bremen, American 4X100 relay sprinter (Olympic gold 1932), dies at 64
1976 Highlights

About July 23, 1976

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 3 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

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