What Happened on September 25, 1976

Historical Events

Music History

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

  • Expo's last game at Montreal's Jarry Park
  • George Gershwin's "Porgy & Bess" opens at Uris Theater NYC for 122 performances
1976 History

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
Born in 1976

Famous Deaths

  • Red Faber, American Baseball HOF pitcher (World Series 1917; AL ERA leader 1921, 22; Chicago White Sox 1914-33), dies from heart disease at 88

About September 25, 1976

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 11 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

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