On This Day

What Happened on May 26, 1976

Famous Birthdays

  • Benji Gregory, American actor (Brian Tanner-Alf), born in Encino, California
  • Justin Pierre, American punk-pop singer and guitarist (Motion City Soundtrack), born in Mahtomedi, Minnesota
  • Scott Humphries, Greely Colo, tennis star (1995 doubles Binghampton)

Famous Deaths

  • Edgar Moon, Australian tennis player (Australian C'ships 1930), dies at 71
  • Juan Maino, Chilean leader of MAPU, "disappeared"

Person of interestMartin Heidegger

Martin Heidegger, German philosopher (Being & Time), dies at 86

Philosopher Martin Heidegger
Martin Heidegger

1976 Highlights

About May 26, 1976

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 2 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Gemini