On This Day

What Happened on September 29, 1976

Historical Events

  • "Alice" debuts on CBS-TV
  • 2nd Chamber recognizes Dutch Liberals/social democratic abortion law

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Boy George expelled from school

Singer-Songwriter Boy George
Boy George

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Jerry Lee Lewis, attempting to shoot soda bottles hits his bass player Norman Owens twice in the chest

Country Singer Jerry Lee Lewis
Country Singer
Jerry Lee Lewis
  • SF Giant John Montefusco no-hits Atlanta Braves, 9-0
  • Syria drives Palestinian guerrillas out of Lebanon

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Tommy Lasorda replaces Walter Alston as Los Angeles Dodgers manager

Baseball Manager Tommy Lasorda
Baseball Manager
Tommy Lasorda
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Andriy Shevchenko, Ukrainian football player
  • Darren Byfield, English football player
  • Oscar Sevilla, Spanish cyclist
1976 Highlights

About September 29, 1976

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 10 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Libra