What Happened on December 16, 1976

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Andrew Young named Ambassador & Chief US Delegate to UN
  • Charlie Finley's $10 million damage suit against Bowie Kuhn begins
  • Government halts swine flu vaccination prog following reports of paralysis
  • Liberian tanker stranded at Nantucket, 180,000 barrels oil in sea

Famous Deaths

  • George, a goose that lived to 49 years 8 months, dies
  • RĂ©al Caouette, French Canadian politician (Social Credit Party of Canada) (b. 1917)