On This Day

What Happened on September 5, 1976

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Rex" closes at Lunt-Fontaine Theater NYC after 48 performances
  • "Very Good Eddie" closes at Booth Theater NYC after 307 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Carice van Houten, Dutch actress (Black Book, Game of Thrones), born in Leiderdor
  • Tatiana Gutsu, Ukrainian gymnast (1992 Olympic Champion), born in Odessa, Soviet Union

Famous Deaths

  • A E R Gilligan, cricketer (11 Tests for England 1922-25), dies