On This Day

What Happened on May 5, 1976

Day of the Week: Wednesday

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