On This Day

What Happened on December 19, 1976

Historical Events

  • Davis Cup Men's Tennis, Santiago, Chile: Paolo Bertolucci & Adriano Panatta give Italy unassailable 3-0 lead; beat Patricio Cornejo & Jaime Fillol of Chile 6-3, 2-6, 9-7, 6-3; ends, 4-1
  • 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

Historic Event

Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev receives his 5th Order of Lenin


1976 Highlights

About December 19, 1976

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 11 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

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