What Happened on November 2, 1976

Historical Events

Election of Interest

Democrat candidate Jimmy Carter is elected President of the United States, defeating incumbent Republican President Gerald Ford; Walter Mondale elected vice president

1976 Highlights

About November 2, 1976

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 7 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Rock'n Me - Steve Miller
  • UK #1 Song: Mississippi - Pussycat