On This Day

What Happened on November 26, 1976

Historical Events

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Former West German Chancellor Willy Brandt is elected chairman of the Socialist International (1976-92)

Chancellor of West Germany Willy Brandt
Chancellor of West Germany
Willy Brandt
  • German DR deprives singer/poet Wolf Biermann citizenship

Music releaseMusic Single

Ringo Starr releases "Hey Baby" single

Beatles Drummer Ringo Starr
Beatles Drummer
Ringo Starr

Music releaseMusic Single

Sex Pistols release their debut single "Anarchy In The UK"

Rocker Steve Jones
Steve Jones

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Schneider, American baseball player (Washington Nationals), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Jean Grae [Tsidi Ibrahim], South African-American rapper (The Evil Jeanius), born in Capetown, South Africa
  • Maven Huffman, American professional wrestler (WWF/E), born in Crimora, Virginia
1976 Highlights

About November 26, 1976

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 8 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Sagittarius