On This Day

What Happened on November 20, 1976

Historical Events

Music History

George Harrison appears on "Saturday Night Live": haggling with Lorne Michaels; performing "Here Comes the Sun" and "Homeward Bound" with Paul Simon; and airing two music videos

Famous Birthdays

  • Dominique Dawes, American gymnast (Olympics-gold/brz-92, 96), born in Silver Spring, Maryland
  • Elisa Blair, Australian rower (1997 World Champion)
  • Jason Thompson, Canadian actor, born in St. Albert, Alberta, Canada
  • Theodoros Velkos, Greek badminton player, born in Pazardzhik, Bulgaria

Famous Deaths

  • Trofim Lysenko, Soviet biologist and agronomist, dies at 78
1976 Highlights

About November 20, 1976

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 45 years and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

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