On This Day

What Happened on November 19, 1976

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

George Harrison releases "This Song"

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
George Harrison
  • Jaime Ornelas Camacho takes office as the first President of the Regional Government of Madeira, Portugal.
  • Patty Hearst is freed on $15 million bail

Famous Birthdays

  • Benny Vansteelant, Belgian duathlete (d. 2007)
  • Jack Dorsey, American computer programmer, co-founder of Twitter, born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Jun Shibata, Japanese singer and songwriter
  • Petr Sykora, Pizen CZE, NHL forward (Team Czech Rep, NJ Devils)
  • Stylianos Venetidis, Greek soccer player

Famous Deaths

  • Basil Spence, British architect, dies at 69