What Happened on October 7, 1976

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Hua Guofeng succeeds Mao as Chairman of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China

Paramount Leader of China Hua Guofeng
Paramount Leader of China
Hua Guofeng

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Woodson, American football player
  • Gilberto Silva, Brazilian footballer
  • Marc Coma, Spanish motorcycle racer
  • Rachel McAdams, Canadian actress (Midnight in Paris), born in Ontario, Canada
  • Santiago Solari, Argentinian footballer
  • Taylor Hicks, American musician

Famous Deaths

  • Nikolai Lopatnikoff, composer, dies at 73