On This Day

What Happened on September 6, 1976

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jerry Lewis' 11th Muscular Dystrophy telethon, Dean Martin appears

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Jerry Lewis
Actor, Comedian and Singer Dean Martin
Actor, Comedian and Singer
Dean Martin
  • Russian pilot Belenko defects to Japan in a Mig 25 jet

Famous Birthdays

  • Danny Blankers, Dutch soccer player (PSV/Willem II), born in Goirle, Netherlands
  • Hyun Young, South Korean actress and pop singer, born in Suwon, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea
  • Michael Nakamura, Australian baseball pitcher (Olympics 1996), born in Nara, Japan
  • N.O.R.E. [Victor Santiago, Jr.], American rapper, born in Queens, New York
  • Naomie Harris, English actress (Moonlight), born in Islington, London
1976 Highlights

About September 6, 1976

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 1 month and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Labor Day (United States), Labour Day (Canada)

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