On This Day

What Happened on November 23, 1976

Historical Events

  • Apneist Jacques Mayol is the first man to reach a depth of 100m undersea without breathing equipment.
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Joe Sumner, British rock bassist and singer-songwriter (Fiction Plane), born in England
  • Page Kennedy, American actor, born in Detroit, Michigan

Famous Deaths

André Malraux

André Malraux [Berger], French novelist and art historian (La Condition Humaine), dies at 75

1976 Highlights

About November 23, 1976

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 2 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

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