On This Day

What Happened on May 31, 1976

Historical Events

  • The Who set the record for the loudest concert of all time, 120 decibels at 50 metres, at The Valley in Charlton, London, England

Famous Birthdays

Colin Farrell

Colin Farrell, Irish actor (In Bruges, Minority Report), born in Dublin, Ireland

  • Matt Harpring, American basketball player

Famous Deaths

  • Jacques Monod, French biochemist, dies
  • Martha Mitchell [nee Beall], wife of Attorney General John Mitchell, dies of multiple myeloma at 57
1976 Highlights

About May 31, 1976

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

Holidays: Memorial Day (United States), Spring Bank Holiday (United Kingdom)

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