What Happened on October 9, 1976

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Robber Bridegroom" opens at Biltmore Theater NYC for 145 performances
  • Peter Petherick takes hat-trick on debut NZ v Pak Javed 1st wkt
  • Test Cricket debut of Javed Miandad (Pakistan), scores 163 on 1st day
  • Yanks 1st AL Championship game, beat Royals 4-1

Famous Birthdays

  • Nick Swardson American actor
  • Rebecca Darrington, Gillette Wyoming, Miss America-Wyoming (1997)

Famous Deaths

  • Walter Warlimont, German General WWII (b. 1894)