What Happened on December 21, 1976

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 20th Islander shut-out opponent-Billy Smith 3-0 vs Bruins
  • Patricia R Harris named secretary of HUD
  • UN General Assembly passes a resolution declaring 1979-Year of Child
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Mirela Manjani, Greek javelin thrower

Famous Deaths

  • Edward Bartlett, cricketer (WI Test batsman in 5 Tests 1928-31), dies