On This Day

What Happened on July 6, 1976

Day of the Week: Tuesday

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