What Happened on September 24, 1976

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • "Oh! Calcutta!" opens at Edison Theater NYC for 5,959 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Newspaper heiress Patricia Hearst sentenced to 7 years for her part in a 1974 bank robbery. Released after 22 months by US President Jimmy Carter

39th US President Jimmy Carter
39th US President
Jimmy Carter

Famous Birthdays

  • Carlos Almeida, Angolan basketball player
  • Stephanie McMahon-Levesque, American professional wrestler

Famous Deaths

  • Bruno VeSota, actor/director (Chopper, Teenage Doll), dies at 54
  • Romney Brent, actor/writer (Dinner at the Ritz), dies at 74