What Happened on December 25, 1976

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 6th Fiesta Bowl: #8 Oklahoma beats Wyoming, 41-7
  • Egyptian SS Patria sinks in Red Sea, about 100 killed
  • Takeo Fukuda becomes Japanese premier

Famous Birthdays

  • Armin van Buuren, Dutch DJ & Producer
  • Scott Vermillion, Independence MO, soccer defender (Olympics-gold-96)
  • Tuomas Holopainen, Finnish keyboardist and songwriter
  • Yazmin Fiallos, Miss Universe-Honduras (1996)

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Mitchell, cricketer (batted in 6 Tests for Eng 1933-36), dies
  • Frankie Darro, actor (Radio Ranch, Valley of Wanted Men), dies at 58