On This Day

What Happened on September 18, 1976

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Cleveland Indians player-manager Frank Robinson plays last game as a player

MLB Hall of Fame Outfielder and Manager Frank Robinson
MLB Hall of Fame Outfielder and Manager
Frank Robinson
  • Dom Mintoff's Labour Party wins Malta election

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mao Zedong's funeral takes place in Beijing

Chinese Revolutionary and Chairman of the Communist Party Mao Zedong
Chinese Revolutionary and Chairman of the Communist Party
Mao Zedong
  • Rev Sun Myung Moon holds "God Bless America" convention

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestRonaldo

Ronaldo [Luís Nazário de Lima], Brazilian retired soccer player, popularly described as "O Fenômeno" (The Phenomenon), born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Football Star Ronaldo
Football Star
Ronaldo

1976 Highlights

About September 18, 1976

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 2 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Virgo