On This Day

What Happened on September 1, 1976

Historical Events

  • NASA launches space vehicle S-197
  • The Meadowlands Race Track opens in East Rutherford, New Jersey
  • Wayne L Hays, (Rep-D-Oh), resigns (scandal with Elizabeth Ray)

Famous Birthdays

  • Clare Connor, England Woman cricketer
  • Erik Morales, Mexican boxer
  • Marcos Ambrose, Australian racing driver
  • Sebasti├ín Rozental, Chilean footballer
1976 Highlights

About September 1, 1976

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 2 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Virgo