What Happened on July 24, 1976

Historical Events

  • John Naber is 1st to swim 200m backstroke under 2 minutes

Famous Birthdays

  • Anita Nall, American breaststroke swimmer (Olympic gold 1992)
  • Chris[tian] Patrick Raymond Ahrens, Whitefish Bay Wis, rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Nate Bump, American baseball player
  • Rashida Tlaib, American politician (Rep-D-Michigan 2018-), one of the first Muslim women elected to US House, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Scott Logan, Brisbane QLD Australia, swimmer (Olympics 1996)
  • Tiago Monteiro, Portuguese Formula One driver

Famous Deaths

  • Leo Shuken, American film music composer and arranger (Stagecoach; The Fabulous Dorseys; The Unsinkable Molly Brown), dies at 69
1976 Highlights

About July 24, 1976

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 6 months and 9 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