On This Day

What Happened on September 17, 1976

Historical Events

  • Amnesty International receives Erasmus-prize
  • NASA publicly unveils space shuttle Enterprise in Palmdale, California, named after Star Trek Enterprise with cast attending

Music releaseAlbum Release

Ringo Starr releases "Ringo's Rotogravure" album

Beatles Drummer Ringo Starr
Beatles Drummer
Ringo Starr

Famous Birthdays

  • Jonathan Nichols, dance skater (with partner Tami Tyler), born in Wilmington, Delaware
  • Maile Misajon, American pop singer (Eden's Crush - "Get Over Yourself"), born in Long Beach, California
1976 Highlights

About September 17, 1976

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 4 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Virgo