On This Day

What Happened on November 12, 1976

Famous Birthdays

  • Judith Holofernes [Holfelder-Roy], German singer (Wir sind Helden), born in Berlin, Germany
  • Mirosław Szymkowiak, Polish footballer, born in Poznań, Poland
  • Scott Mark Cameron, NZ 4x200m relay swimmer (Olympics 1996), born in Dunedin, New Zealand

Famous Deaths

  • Mikhail Iosifovich Gurevich, Russian aircraft designer (b. 1893)

Walter Piston

Walter Piston, Jr, American two-time Pulitzer Prize winning composer (Incredible Flutist), music theorist, and educator (Harvard, 1926-60), dies at 82

1976 Highlights

About November 12, 1976

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 2 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

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