On This Day

What Happened on June 8, 1976

Historical Events


AgreementContract of Interest

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

Ice Hockey Legend Bobby Orr
Ice Hockey Legend
Bobby Orr
  • 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? 44 years, 5 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Gemini