On This Day

What Happened on September 10, 1976

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Greg Henderson, New Zealand track cyclist (World C'ship gold scratch race 2004), 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
1976 Highlights

About September 10, 1976

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 1 month and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

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