On This Day

What Happened on October 20, 1976

Historical Events

  • 70 die as Norwegian tanker Frosta collides with George Prince
  • NY Nets Julius "Dr J" Erving sold to Philadelphia 76ers

Famous Birthdays

  • Tom Wisniewski, American Christian-punk guitarist (MxPx), born in Dunoon, Scotland
1976 Highlights

About October 20, 1976

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 1 month and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

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