On This Day

What Happened on June 19, 1976

Historical Events

  • US Viking 1 goes into Martian orbit after 10-month flight from Earth

Famous Birthdays

  • Bryan Hughes, English footballer
  • Darnell Autry, running back (Chicago Bears)

Famous Weddings

  • King Charles XVI Gustaf of Sweden marries Silvia Renate Sommerlath in Stockholm Cathedral, 1st Swedish reigning monarch to marry since 1797
1976 Highlights

About June 19, 1976

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 7 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

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