On This Day

What Happened on October 15, 1976

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

1st debate of major-ticket US Vice President nominees, Walter Mondale (D) vs Bob Dole (R)

42nd Vice President of the United States Walter Mondale
42nd Vice President of the United States
Walter Mondale
US Senator and Presidential Candidate Bob Dole
US Senator and Presidential Candidate
Bob Dole

Music releaseMusic Single

Ringo Starr releases single "A Dose of Rock 'n' Roll"

Beatles Drummer Ringo Starr
Beatles Drummer
Ringo Starr

Famous Birthdays

  • Yoon Son-ha, South Korean actress and singer

Famous Deaths


Person of interestCarlo Gambino

Carlo Gambino, Italian-American gangster, dies of a heart attack at 74

Gangster Carlo Gambino
Gangster
Carlo Gambino

1976 Highlights

About October 15, 1976

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 44 years and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Libra