On This Day

What Happened on September 26, 1976

Day of the Week: Sunday

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