On This Day

What Happened on June 24, 1976

Historical Events

  • 1975 movie "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" released in Germany
  • A Principal's office in Hlengisi Primary, Nyanga, outside Cape Town, South Africa, is burnt down; part of the broader resistance against the oppressive new Bantu Education policy of Afrikaans as a teaching medium in their schools

Famous Birthdays

  • Louisa Leaman, English author
  • Tyce Routson, Bellevue Wash, diver (Olympics 1996)
1976 Highlights

About June 24, 1976

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 6 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

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