On This Day

What Happened on June 3, 1976

Historical Events

  • Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody" goes gold
  • Test Cricket debut of Mike Brearley v West Indies (0 & 17)

Historic PublicationMagna Carta

US presented with oldest known copy of Magna Carta

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The Magna Carta, written in iron gall ink on parchment in medieval Latin
The Magna Carta, written in iron gall ink on parchment in medieval Latin
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Famous Birthdays

  • Enda Markey, Irish/Australian entertainer
  • Jamie McMurray, American NASCAR driver
  • Yuri Ruley, American drummer
1976 Highlights

About June 3, 1976

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 5 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Gemini