What Happened on December 19th, 1976

Day of Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 65th Davis Cup: Italy beats Chile in Santiago (4-1)
  • Jo Ann Washam/Chi Chi Rodriguez wins Pepsi-Cola Mixed Team Golf Champ
  • John Lever takes 7-46 in 1st Test Cricket innings, v India Delhi
  • Piper Cherokee crashes into Balt Memorial Stadium upper stands, 10 minutes after Colts lose 40-14 to Steelers. No one seriously hurt

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev receives his 5th Order of Lenin

Soviet General Secretary Leonid Brezhnev
Soviet General Secretary
Leonid Brezhnev