On This Day

What Happened on January 9, 1976

Historical Events

Sports History

Bryan Trottier failed in 4th Islander penalty shot

  • C. W. McCall CB song "Convoy" hits #1 on the country music charts

Music Single

Ringo Starr releases single "Oh My My" in the UK


Famous Birthdays

  • Amy Safe, Australian rower (Olympics 1996), born in Adelaide, Australia (d. 2005)
  • Radek Bonk, Czech NHL center (Ottawa Senators, Team Czech), born in Krnov, Czech Republic
  • Svitlana Azarova, Ukrainian-Dutch contemporary classical music composer (Momo and the Time Thieves), born in the Ukrainian SSR
  • Todd Grisham, American professional wrestling interviewer, born in Hattiesburg, Mississippi
1976 Highlights

About January 9, 1976

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 10 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Capricorn