On This Day

What Happened on September 10, 1976

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 2 airliners collide over Yugoslavia, kills all 176 aboard
  • 5 Croatian terrorists capture TWA-plane at La Guardia Airport, NY

Famous Birthdays

  • Gregory Robert Henderson, 4k pursuit cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Dunedin, New Zealand

Famous Deaths

  • Dalton Trumbo, American writer, director (Johnny Got His Gun), dies at 70
  • Dorothy Devore, actress (Newscast, Senor Daredevil), dies at 77
  • George Baxter, French actor (Flying Saucer, Lili, Caged), dies at 71
  • Mordecai Johnson, 1st African American president of Howard U, dies at 86