On This Day

What Happened on October 14, 1976

Historical Events

  • Chris Chambliss' 9th inning lead off homer gives NY Yanks pennant #30
  • MLB American League Championship: New York Yankees beat Kansas City Royals, 3 games to 2

Nobel Prize

Nobel Prize in Economics awarded to American economist Milton Friedman

Economist Milton Friedman
Milton Friedman
  • Soyuz 23 carries 2 to Salyut 6, but returns without docking

Famous Birthdays

  • Ben Pridmore, World Memory Champion
  • Chang Chen, Taiwanese actor (Red Cliff), born in Taipei, Taiwan
  • Henry Mateo, Dominican baseball player
  • Nataša Kejžar, Slovenian swimmer

Famous Deaths

  • Edith Evans, English actress (Tom Jones, Scrooge, Chalk Garden), dies at 88
1976 Highlights

About October 14, 1976

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 45 years and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

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