What Happened on June 26, 1976

Historical Events

  • CN Tower opens in Toronto - at 553 metres (1,815 feet), the tallest freestanding structure in the world (surpassed by Dubai‚Äôs Burj Khalifa 2009) [1]

Sports History

Japanese professional wrestler Antonio Inoki fights American boxer Muhammad Ali, at the Nippon Budokan in Tokyo, Japan [1]

  • Washington Senators player Toby Harrah plays an entire doubleheader at shortstop without a single chance in the field
1976 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Chad Pennington, American football player (New York Jets), born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Ed Jovanoski, NHL defenseman (Florida Panthers), born in Windsor, Ontario
  • Mpumelelo Mbangwa, Zimbabwean cricketer (Zimbabwe pace bowler v Pakistan 1996), born in Plumtree, Matabeleland
Born in 1976

About June 26, 1976

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 11 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Silly Love Songs - Wings
  • UK #1 Song: You To Me Are Everything - Real Thing