On This Day

What Happened on June 15, 1976

Historical Events

  • Rain out! Astrodome cancels game heavy rains make it difficult for visiting team and umpires to get through flooded streets to the stadium
  • Yankees trade May, Martinez, Pagan, MacGregor & Demsey to Baltimore for Holtzman, Alexander, Grant Jackson, Elrod Henrick & Jim Freeman

Famous Birthdays

  • Gary Lightbody, Northern Irish musician (Snow Patrol)

Famous Deaths

  • Jimmy Dykes, American MLB infielder, manager (All Star 1933-34), dies at 79
1976 Highlights

About June 15, 1976

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 5 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Gemini