On This Day

What Happened on June 19, 1976

Day of the Week: Saturday

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