On This Day

What Happened on July 30, 1976

Historical Events

  • 4 Protestant civilians were shot dead at a pub off Milltown Road, Belfast; the attack was claimed by the Republican Action Force
  • Giulio Andreotti sworn in as premier of Italy for the 2nd time
  • Japanese beat Russian for Olympic gold in woman's volleyball

Famous Birthdays

  • Julio Gonzalez, Mexican light heavyweight boxer (WBO Champion 2003-2004), born in Baja California, Mexico (d. 2012)

Famous Deaths

  • Emil Solomon "Solly" Sachs, South African socialist, dies in London
1976 Highlights

About July 30, 1976

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 2 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

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