On This Day

What Happened on September 25, 1976

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Bono, David Evans, his brother Dik, and Adam Clayton respond to an advertisement on a bulletin board at Mount Temple posted by fellow student Larry Mullen Jr. to form a rock band, which becomes U2

Rocker Bono
Musician and Rock Bassist Adam Clayton
Musician and Rock Bassist
Adam Clayton
  • Expo's last game at Montreal's Jarry Park
  • George Gershwin's "Porgy & Bess" opens at Uris Theater NYC for 122 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Chauncey Billups, American NBA guard, played for 17 seasons for 7 teams (5x All-Star; Finals MVP, 2004 - Detroit), born in Denver, Colorado
1976 Highlights

About September 25, 1976

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 45 years and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

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