On This Day

What Happened on May 20, 1976

Historical Events

  • USSR performs nuclear test at Sary Shagan USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Ramón Hernández, Venezuelan baseball player
  • Tomoya Satozaki, Japanese baseball player

Famous Deaths

  • Syd Howe, Canadian ice hockey player, dies at 64
  • Zelmar Michelini, Uruguayan politician, member of the Christian-Democrat party, and Héctor Gutiérrez Ruiz "disappeared"
1976 Highlights

About May 20, 1976

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 6 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

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