On This Day

What Happened on October 16, 1976

Historical Events

  • Soyuz 23 returns to Earth
  • Toronto Maple Leaf Lanny McDonald scores a hat trick in 2 min 54 sec

Famous Birthdays

  • Ryan Fitzgerald, Australian football (AFL) player and media personality
1976 Highlights

About October 16, 1976

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 1 month and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

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