On This Day

What Happened on June 29, 1976

Historical Events

  • The Seychelles become independent from the United Kingdom.

Famous Birthdays

  • Bret McKenzie, New Zealand musician and comedian (Flight of the Conchords - "Feel Inside (And Stuff Like That)"), born in Wellington, New Zealand

Famous Deaths

  • Christos Papakyriakopoulos, Greek mathematician, dies at 62
  • Leonora Summers [Lillian Hill], American vaudeville and silent film actress [Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ; Hoboken To Hollywood), dies at 78
1976 Highlights

About June 29, 1976

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 4 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

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