On This Day

What Happened on June 1, 1976

Historical Events

  • Great Britain and Iceland end the "cod war"

Famous Birthdays

  • Marlon Devonish, MBE, English athlete (Olympic gold GB 4x100m relay 2004; World Indoor C'ship gold 200m 2003), born in Coventry, England

Famous Deaths

  • Pierre Balledux, Dutch stage manager and resistance fighter, dies at 89
1976 Highlights

About June 1, 1976

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 44 years and 6 months
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Gemini