On This Day

What Happened on October 19, 1976

Historical Events

  • Battle of Aishiya, Lebanon during Lebanese Civil War.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Gerald Ford signs 1st major revision of copyright law since 1909

38th US President Gerald Ford
38th US President
Gerald Ford

Famous Birthdays

  • Desmond Harrington, American actor
  • Joseph Andrew Duplantier, French-American heavy metal guitarist and vocalist (Gojira), born in Paris
  • Michael Young, baseball player
  • Omar Gooding, American actor
1976 Highlights

About October 19, 1976

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 10 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

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