On This Day

What Happened on July 6, 1976

Historical Events

  • Soyuz 21 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 5 space station

Famous Birthdays

  • Nikki Mott, Australian field hockey forward (Olympics 1996)

Famous Deaths

  • Fritz Lenz, German geneticist, dies at 89
  • Zhu De, Chinese general and politician (commander-in-chief of Eighth Route Army), dies at 89
1976 Highlights

About July 6, 1976

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 5 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

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