On This Day

What Happened on June 8, 1976

Historical Events

Contract of Interest

Bobby Orr signs a five-year contract with the Chicago Blackhawks

  • Houston Astros draft Floyd Bannister #1

Famous Birthdays

  • Kenji Johjima, Japanese baseball player
  • Lindsay Davenport, American tennis player (3 Grand Slam titles, Olympic gold 1996), born in Palos Verdes, California
1976 Highlights

About June 8, 1976

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 5 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

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