On This Day

What Happened on September 15, 1976

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Ntozake Shange's "For Colored Girls Who ...," premieres in NYC
  • Soyuz 22 carries 2 cosmonauts into Earth orbit for 8 days

Famous Birthdays

  • Matt Thornton, American baseball pitcher (all-time AL leader in holds; MLB All-Star 2010; CWS), born in Three Rivers, Michigan
  • Paul Thomson, Scottish drummer (Franz Ferdinand)