On This Day

What Happened on December 9, 1976

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Booker, American baseball player, born in West Virginia

Famous Deaths

  • Nino Martini, Italian actor (The Gay Desperado, Here's to Romance), dies from a heart attack at 71
  • Wes Ferrell, American baseball pitcher (MLB All-Star 1933, 37; no-hitter 1931; record 37 career HRs hit by a pitcher), dies at 68
1976 Highlights

About December 9, 1976

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 11 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Sagittarius