On This Day

What Happened on September 16, 1976

Historical Events

  • American Episcopal Church approves ordination of women as priests & bishop
  • Egyptian president Sadat re-elected
  • Shavarsh Karapetyan saves 20 people from the trolleybus that had fallen into Erevan reservoir.

Famous Birthdays

  • Andres Javier Blazquez, singer (Menudo-Cannonball)
  • Tina Barrett, British singer (S Club 7), born in Hammersmith, London
1976 Highlights

About September 16, 1976

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 10 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Virgo