On This Day

What Happened on June 18, 1976

Historical Events

  • A Joseph William Turner watercolor auctioned for £340,000

Sports History

Bowie Kuhn voids A's sales, totaling $35 million, of Joe Rudi & Rollie Fingers to Red Sox, & Vida Blue to Yankees

  • St Louis Cards Lou Brock & Hector Cruz hit inside-the-park HRs

Famous Birthdays

  • Alana de la Garza, American actress

Blake Shelton

Blake Shelton, American country singer-songwriter ("Boys 'Round Here"; "God Gave Me You"; "Honey Bee"), and TV personality (The Voice), born in Ada, Oklahoma

  • Witte Wartena, Dutch artist
1976 Highlights

About June 18, 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