On This Day

What Happened on October 25, 1976

Historical Events

  • 5th Enterprise, approach & lands test (ALT) flight
  • Governor Wallace grants full pardon to Clarence Norris, last known survivor of 9 Scottsboro Boys who were convicted in 1931 rape

Famous Birthdays

  • Steve Jones, Northern Irish footballer, born in Derry, Northern Ireland

Famous Deaths

  • Raymond Queneau [M Presle], French writer (Last Days), dies at 73
1976 Highlights

About October 25, 1976

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 45 years and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Labour Day (New Zealand), October Bank Holiday (Ireland), Veterans Day (United States)

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