On This Day

What Happened on May 31, 1976

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestColin 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 wife of former Att Gen John Mitchell, dies in NY at 57