On This Day

What Happened on May 11, 1976

Historical Events

  • Emmy 3rd Daytime Award presentation
  • Last broadcast of "Marcus Welby, MD" on ABC-TV

Famous Birthdays

  • Lloyd Pierce, American basketball head coach (Atlanta Hawks 2019), born in San Jose, California

Famous Deaths

  • Alvar Aalto, Finnish architect (Finlandia House) and designer, dies at 78
  • Camille Schmit, Belgian composer, dies at 68
1976 Highlights

About May 11, 1976

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 6 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

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