On This Day

What Happened on September 8, 1976

Historical Events

  • Fons Rademakers' film "Max Havelaar" premieres in Amsterdam

Famous Birthdays

  • Brendan Kelly, American punk rock bassist and singer (The Lawrence Arms), born in Missouri
  • Gerald Drummond, Costa Rican footballer, born in Limón, Costa Rica
  • Jervis Drummond, Costa Rican footballer, born in Limón, Costa Rica
  • Sarah Kucserka, American TV producer and screenwriter (Ugly Betty)
  • Sjeng Schalken, Dutch tennis player, born in Weert, Netherlands

Famous Deaths

  • Asen Karastoyanov, Bulgarian composer, dies at 83
  • Joaquin Zamacois Soler, Chilean-Spanish composer, dies at 81
1976 Highlights

About September 8, 1976

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 2 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Virgo