What Happened on February 9, 1976

Historical Events

  • Oscar Charleston selected to baseball's Hall of Fame

Famous Birthdays

Charlie Day (47 years old)

American actor (Charlie Kelly-"It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia"; "Pacific Rim") and producer, born in NYC, New York

  • Georgios Korakakis, Greek footballer
  • Vladimir Guerrero, Dominican Baseball HOF right fielder/DH (9 × MLB All-Star; AL MVP 2004; 8 × Silver Slugger Award; Montreal Expos; Anaheim/LA Angels), born in Nizao, Dominican Republic
Born in 1976

Famous Deaths

  • Percy Faith, Canadian-American pop and easy listening composer and bandleader ("Theme from A Summer Place"), dies at 67
1976 Highlights

About February 9, 1976

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 7 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover - Paul Simon
  • UK #1 Song: Forever And Ever - Slik