On This Day

What Happened on June 11, 1976

Historical Events

  • "Magnificent Marble Machine" last airs on NBC-TV
  • Anti-apartheid advocate Dumisa Ntsebeza arrested in South Africa
  • Australian band AC/DC begin their 1st headline tour of Britain
  • Beatles "Rock & Roll Music" compilation LP is released in USA

Famous Birthdays

  • Tai Anderson, American contemporay Christian rock bass player (Third Day, 1992-2015), born in Georgia

Famous Deaths

  • Folke Eriksberg [Eriksberger], Swedish jazz and session guitarist and composer, dies at 65
  • Jim Konstanty, American MLB relief pitcher (MLB All Star 1950; NL MVP 1950; Philadelphia Phillies), dies at 59
1976 Highlights

About June 11, 1976

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 5 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

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