On This Day

What Happened on March 26, 1976

Historical Events

  • AL approves purchase of Toronto franchise by LaBatt Brewing for $7M

Historic Event

Queen Elizabeth II sent out the first royal email, from the Royal Signals and Radar Establishment

  • Wings release "Wings at the Speed of Sound" album

Famous Birthdays

  • Amy Smart, American actress, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Natalia Livingston, American actress (General Hospital; Days of Our Lives), born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania
  • Nurgül Yeşilçay, Turkish actress, born in Afyonkarahisar, Turkey
  • Ufuk Talay, Australian soccer player and manager, born in Sydney, Australia

Famous Deaths

  • Josef Albers, German artist, dies at 88
  • Lin Yutang, Chinese writer, dies at 80
1976 Highlights

About March 26, 1976

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 8 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

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