What Happened on December 1, 1976

Historical Events

  • Angola admitted to the UN
  • Bangladesh General Ziaur Rahman declares himself president

Music History

Sex Pistols using profanity on TV, gets them branded as "rotten punks"


1976 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Brently Heilbron, American satirist
  • Konerak Sinthasomphone, Jeffrey Dahmer's victim, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Matthew Shepard, American murder victim (d. 1998)
  • Tomasz Adamek, Polish boxer (WBC light heavyweight title 2005-07; IBF, Ring magazine and lineal cruiserweight title 2008-09), born in ┼╗ywiec, Poland
Born in 1976

Famous Deaths

  • George Earnshaw, American baseball pitcher (World Series 1929-30; Philadelphia Athletics), dies at 76

About December 1, 1976

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 6 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright) - Rod Stewart
  • UK #1 Song: Under The Moon Of Love - Showaddywaddy