What Happened on December 15, 1976

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Jamaica premier Manley wins elections
  • Oil tanker Argo Merchant runs aground on the Nantucket Shoals, spilling 7.6 m million gallons of fuel oil - one of the largest oil spills at sea
  • Samoa becomes a member of the UN.

Famous Birthdays

  • Aaron Miles, American baseball player
  • Baichung Bhutia, Indian footballer
  • Elix Skipper, American professional wrestler