On This Day

What Happened on September 26, 1976

Historical Events

  • China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC
  • Denver's Rick Upchurch returns 2 punts for TDs against Cleveland
  • Phillies clinch their 1st NL East Division title

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael Ballack, German footballer, born in Görlitz, Germany
  • Tyler Denk, American model and reality show contestant, born in Columbus, Ohio

Famous Deaths

  • Leopold Ružička, Croatian-Swiss chemist (Nobel 1939), dies at 89
1976 Highlights

About September 26, 1976

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 2 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

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