What happened this day in history July 20, 1976

What are the important events that happened on July 20, 1976? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

July 20, 1976: Facts & Myths About This Day

July 20, 1976 is the 202nd day of the year 1976 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 164 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is July 7, 1976 – a Tuesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 57,408 hours has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘dihectadigon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a dollar every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $14,628.00. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Cancer is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Ruby is the modern birthstone for this month. Ruby is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Dragon is the mythical animal and Fire is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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July 20, 1976 Historical Events

  • 1976
    The American Viking 1 lander successfully lands on Mars.

Who were born on July 20, 1976?

  • 1976
    Alex Yoong, Malaysian racing driver
  • 1976
    Andrew Stockdale, Australian musician (Wolfmother)
  • 1976
    Debashish Mohanty, Indian cricketer
  • 1976
    Erica Hill, American news anchor

Who died on July 20, 1976?

  • 1976
    Joseph Rochefort, American Naval officer and cryptanalyst (b. 1900)

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