On This Day

What Happened on April 9, 1976

Historical Events

Film Release

"All the President's Men", directed by Alan J. Pakula, based on the non-fiction book by journalists Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward detailing their Watergate investigation, starring Dustin Hoffman and Robert Redford, is released

  • US & Russia agreed on size of nuclear tests for peaceful use

Famous Birthdays

  • Nikole Hannah-Jones, American journalist (Pulitzer Prize - The 1619 Project), born in Waterloo, Iowa

Famous Deaths

  • Akio Yashiro, Japanese composer, dies at 46
  • Phil Ochs, American anti-war folk singer ("I Ain't Marching Anymore"; "Draft Dodger Rag"), commits suicide at 35
1976 Highlights

About April 9, 1976

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 7 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aries