On This Day

What Happened on November 25, 1976

Historical Events

  • NYPD officer Robert Torsney shoots unarmed youth Randolph Evans while answering response at youth's Brooklyn home

Sports History

O.J. Simpson gains 273 yards for Buffalo vs Detroit

Music Concert

The Band's farewell concert at San Francisco's Winterland Ballroom, San Francisco, California; guest performers include Neil Young, Joni Mitchell, Van Morrison, Ringo Starr, and the Staples Singers; concert film "The Last Waltz" directed by Martin Scorcese

  • Viking 1 radio signals from Mars help prove the general theory of relativity

Famous Birthdays

  • Clint Mathis, American soccer forward (46 caps; Los Angeles Galaxy; MetroStars; Hannover 96), born in Conyers, Georgia
  • Donovan McNabb, American NFL football quarterback, 1999-2011, 6X Pro Bowl (Philadelphia Eagles and 2 other teams), born in Chicago, Illinois
1976 Highlights

About November 25, 1976

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 1 month and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Thanksgiving (United States)

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