On This Day

What Happened on October 9, 1976

Historical Events

  • "Robber Bridegroom" opens at Biltmore Theater NYC for 145 performances
  • Peter Petherick takes hat-trick on cricket debut New Zealand v Pakistan Javed 1st wkt
  • Test Cricket debut of Javed Miandad (Pakistan), scores 163 on 1st day
  • Yanks 1st AL Championship game, beat Royals 4-1

Famous Birthdays

  • Nick Swardson, American stand up comedian and actor (Reno 911!), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Famous Deaths

  • Walter Warlimont, German General WWII, dies at 82
1976 Highlights

About October 9, 1976

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 3 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Libra