On This Day

What Happened on September 15, 1976

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

  • Ivette Sosa, American pop singer (Eden's Crush - "Get Over Yourself"), born in Edison, New Jersey
  • 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 - "Take Me Out"), born in Glasgow, Scotland
1976 Highlights

About September 15, 1976

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 1 month and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

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