What Happened on September 26, 1976

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC
  • Denver's Rick Upchurch returns 2 punts for TDs against Cleveland

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA Carlton Golf

LPGA Golfer Donna Caponi
LPGA Golfer
Donna Caponi
  • Phillies clinch their 1st NL East Division title

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael Ballack, German footballer
  • Tyler Denk, American model and reality show contestant

Famous Deaths

  • Lavoslav Ružička, Croatian chemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1887)