On This Day

What Happened on March 26, 1976

Historical Events

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Queen of the United Kingdom Elizabeth II
Queen of the United Kingdom
Elizabeth II
  • Wings release "Wings at the Speed of Sound" album

Famous Birthdays

  • Amy Smart, American actress
  • Natalia Livingston, American actress
  • Nurgül Yeşilçay, Turkish actress
  • Ufuk Talay, Australian soccer player

Famous Deaths

  • Josef Albers, German artist (b. 1888)
  • Lin Yutang, Chinese writer (b. 1895)
  • Richard Arlen, American actor (Apache Uprising, Wings), dies at 75
1976 Highlights

About March 26, 1976

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 8 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aries