What Happened on December 2nd, 1976

Day of Week: Thursday

Historical Events


Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

Fidel Castro becomes President of Cuba replacing Osvaldo Dorticós Torrado.

Cuban Revolutionary and President Fidel Castro
Cuban Revolutionary and President
Fidel Castro

Famous Birthdays

  • Eddy Garabito, professional baseball player
  • Jennifer Robinson, Barrie Ontario, (1996 Canadian Champ)

Famous Deaths

  • Danny Murtaugh, baseball manager (Pittsburgh Pirates), dies at 59
  • William Tannen, actor (Jailhouse Rock, Sitting Bull), dies at 65