On This Day

What Happened on May 5, 1976

Historical Events

  • Train collision at Schiedam, Netherlands, kills 24

Famous Birthdays

  • Anastasios Pantos, Greek footballer, born in Korydallos, Greece
  • Juan Pablo SorĂ­n, Argentine footballer (Argentine national team FIFA World Cups), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Sage Stallone, American actor (Rocky V) and the eldest son of Sylvester Stallone, born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

  • Thomas Burnett Swann, American sci-fi author (Day of Minotaur), dies at 47
1976 Highlights

About May 5, 1976

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 6 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Taurus