What Happened on September 18, 1976

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Chinese Communist Party Chairman Mao Zedong's funeral takes place in Beijing, China

  • Dom Mintoff's Labour Party wins Malta election

Sports History

MLB Cleveland Indians player-manager Frank Robinson's last game as a player

  • Rev Sun Myung Moon holds "God Bless America" convention at Yankee Stadium in New York City
1976 History

Famous Birthdays

Ronaldo (47 years old)

Brazilian retired soccer player, popularly described as "O Fenômeno" (The Phenomenon), born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil [birth not officially registered until 22nd]

Born in 1976

About September 18, 1976

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 47 years and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Play That Funky Music - Wild Cherry
  • UK #1 Song: Dancing Queen - Abba