What Happened on October 3, 1976

Historical Events

Sports History

Future Baseball Hall of Fame right fielder Hank Aaron singles in his last MLB at-bat & drives in his 2,297th run as Milwaukee Brewers lose, 5-2 v Detroit Tigers

  • Helmuth Kohl's CDU wins German parliament election

Famous Birthdays

  • Kirsi Haenninen, Finnish ice hockey defenseman and pes├Ąpallo player (Olympics bronze 1998), born in Joensuu, Finland
  • Seann William Scott, American actor (Role Models), born in Cottage Grove, Minnesota
Born in 1976

Famous Deaths

  • Herb Flemming [Nicolaiih El-Michelle], American jazz trombonist and vocalist, dies at 77
  • Victoria Spivey, American vaudeville and blues singer, pianist, organist, and songwriter ("Dope Head Blues"; Organ Grinder Blues"), dies at 69

About October 3, 1976

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 7 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: A Fifth Of Beethoven - Walter Murphy & The Big Apple Band
  • UK #1 Song: Dancing Queen - Abba