On This Day

What Happened on December 20, 1976

Historical Events

  • "Music Is" opens at St James Theater NYC for 8 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Israeli PM Yitzhak Rabin resigns

5th Prime Minister of Israel Yitzhak Rabin
5th Prime Minister of Israel
Yitzhak Rabin

Famous Birthdays

  • Adam Powell, Welsh computer programmer and game designer (Neopets), born in Newport, Wales
  • Aubrey Huff, American baseball player, born in Marion, Ohio
  • Jang Hyuk, Korean actor, born in Busan, South Korea
  • Ramon Stoppelenburg, Dutch traveler and author, born in Leiden, Netherlands

Famous Deaths

  • Richard J Daley, American politician (38th Mayor-Chicago-D:1955-76), dies of a heart attack at 74
  • Walter Fitzgerald, actor (Adv of Sadie, Fallen Idol), dies at 80
1976 Highlights

About December 20, 1976

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 7 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Sagittarius