On This Day

What Happened on January 9, 1976

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Bryan Trottier failed in 4th Islander penalty shot

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ringo Starr releases "Oh My My" in UK

Beatles Drummer Ringo Starr
Beatles Drummer
Ringo Starr

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
  • Todd Grisham, American professional wrestling interviewer, born in Hattiesburg, Mississippi
1976 Highlights

About January 9, 1976

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 10 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Capricorn