On This Day

What Happened on November 6, 1976

Historical Events

  • Benjamin Hooks, succeeds Roy Wilkins as executive director of NAACP
  • Former Twins relief ace Bill Campbell is 1st free-agent to sign with a new team, joining the Red Sox for $1 million over 4 years

Famous Birthdays

  • Catherine Clark, Canadian journalist; daughter of Joe Clark, born in High River, Alberta
  • Jodi Martin, Australian singer-songwriter, born in Ceduna, Australia
  • Laurie Baker, American ice hockey forward (USA, Olympic-gold-98), born in Concord, Massachusetts
  • Mike Herrera, American singer and bassist (MxPx), born in Bremerton, Massachusetts
  • Pat Tillman, American football player and U.S. Army Ranger, born in Fremont, California (d. 2004)
1976 Highlights

About November 6, 1976

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 1 month and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

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