On This Day

What Happened on October 13, 1976

Historical Events

  • A Bolivian Boeing 707 cargo jet crashes in Santa Cruz, Bolivia killing 100 (97, mostly children, killed on the ground)
  • First electron micrograph of an Ebola viral particle obtained by Dr. F.A. Murphy, working at the C.D.C.

Famous Birthdays

  • Ed Ellis, American football tackle (New England Patriots), born in Hamden, Connecticut
1976 Highlights

About October 13, 1976

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 45 years
Leap Year: Yes

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