On This Day

What Happened on June 2, 1976

Historical Events

  • East Timor People's Assembly accepts annexation by Indonesia

Famous Birthdays

  • Adrian Carlos Olivares, singer (Menudo - "Cannonball"), born in Mexico City
  • Antônio Rodrigo Nogueira, Brazilian mixed martial artist
  • Earl Boykins, American basketball player
  • Elly Hutton, Australian 100m sprinter (Olympics 1996)
  • Josef Marha, Havl-brod Cze, NHL center (Colorado Avalanche)
  • Queen 'Masenate Mohato Seeiso, Queen consort of Lesotho
  • Tim Rice-Oxley, English musician (Keane), born in Oxford, England

Famous Deaths

  • Alan Dewitt, actor (Mr Tyler-It's About Time), dies at 52
  • Bartoes [Albertus J Wijstma], cabaret performer, dies at 73
  • Juan José Torres, former President of Bolivia, assassinated in the frame of Operation Condor
1976 Highlights

About June 2, 1976

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 5 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

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