What Happened on November 26, 1976

Historical Events

Music Single

British punk rockers Sex Pistols release their debut single "Anarchy In The UK"

  • East Germany strips singer-songwriter and poet Wolf Biermann of his citizenship while he tours West Germany

Election of Interest

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

Music Single

Ringo Starr releases single "Hey Baby"

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? 46 years, 2 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright) - Rod Stewart
  • UK #1 Song: If You Leave Me Now - Chicago