On This Day

What Happened on April 9, 1976

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Release

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

Actor Dustin Hoffman
Dustin Hoffman
Investigative Reporter Carl Bernstein
Investigative Reporter
Carl Bernstein
Actor Robert Redford
Robert Redford
  • US & Russia agreed on size of nuclear tests for peaceful use

Famous Deaths

  • Akio Yashiro, composer, dies at 46
  • Phil Ochs, American anti-war folk singer (Draft Dodger Rag), commits suicide at 35
1976 Highlights

About April 9, 1976

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 7 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aries