On This Day

What Happened on July 29, 1976

Historical Events

  • In New York City, the "Son of Sam" kills one person and seriously wounds another in first of a series of attacks
  • USSR performs underground nuclear Test

Famous Deaths

  • Mickey Cohen, American gangster (Cohen crime family), dies at 62
1976 Highlights

About July 29, 1976

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 4 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

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