On This Day

What Happened on June 21, 1976

Historical Events

  • Italian General Election; Enrico Berlinguer's Communist party win their greatest-ever share of the vote (34.4%)

Famous Birthdays

  • Mike Einziger, American rock guitarist and songwriter (Incubus), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Nigel Lappin, Australian Rules Football defender (Brisbane Lions premiers 2001-03), born in Corowa, New South Wales

Famous Weddings

Reba McEntire

Country singer Reba McEntire (21) weds national steer wrestling champion Charlie Battles (31); divorce in 1987

Famous Deaths

  • Margaret Herrick, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences director (b. 1902)
1976 Highlights

About June 21, 1976

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 5 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

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