On This Day

What Happened on November 9, 1976

Historical Events

  • Oakland A's release Billy Williams, ending his Hall of Fame baseball career
  • UN General Assembly condemns apartheid in South Africa

Famous Birthdays

  • Laura Csortan, Miss Universe-Congeniality (Australia, 1997), born in Brisbane, Australia

Famous Deaths

  • Billy Halop [William Halop Cohen], American actor (Angels with Dirty Faces, All in the Family), dies of a heart attack at 56
1976 Highlights

About November 9, 1976

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 45 years and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

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