What Happened on December 26, 1974

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Washington Capitals 1st NHL sellout

Famous Birthdays

  • Tiffany Brissette, actress (Vicki-Small Wonder)
  • Tony Brackens, defensive end (Jacksonville Jaguars)

Famous Deaths

  • Farid al-Atrash, Arab composer, singer, virtuoso oud player, and actor (b. 1915)
  • Jack Benny, comedian (Jack Benny Show), dies at 80
  • Knudage Riisager, composer, dies at 77
  • Robert Levine Sanders, composer, dies at 68