What Happened on July 9, 1976

Historical Events

  • England all out for 71 v WI at Old Trafford, Holding 14 5-7-17-5
  • Houston Astro Larry Dierker no-hits Montreal Expos, 6-0
  • Uganda asks UN to condemn Israeli hostage rescue raid on Entebbe - it does not
1976 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Dan Estrin, American rock guitarist (Hoobastank - "The Reason"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Fred Savage, American actor (Kevin-Wonder Years, Vice Versa), born in Chicago, Illinois
Born in 1976

Famous Deaths

  • Tom Yawkey, American Baseball HOF executive (owner Boston Red Sox 1933-76), dies from leukemia at 73

About July 9, 1976

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 8 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Afternoon Delight - Starland Vocal Band
  • UK #1 Song: You To Me Are Everything - Real Thing