What Happened on September 11, 1976

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Dorothy Kathleen Benham (Minn), 20, crowned 49th Miss America 1977
  • Minnie Minoso bats for White Sox after a 12-year hiatus (hitless)

Famous Birthdays

  • Elephant Man, Jamaican musician
  • Flora Redoumi, Greek hurdler
  • Tomáš Enge, Czech racing driver

Famous Deaths

  • Jan Kunc, Czech composer (Czech State Anthem), dies at 93