On This Day

What Happened on October 17, 1976

Historical Events

  • China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC
  • Coldest World Series game; Reds beat NY Yankees, 4-3 in Game 2 at Riverfront Stadium, Cincinnati; 39 degrees F (until 1997)

Famous Birthdays

  • Sebasti├ín Abreu, Uruguayan footballer
1976 Highlights

About October 17, 1976

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 3 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

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