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

Album Release

Ringo Starr releases album "Ringo's Rotogravure"

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? 45 years, 4 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

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