What Happened on December 21, 1976

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
1976 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Mirela Manjani, Greek javelin thrower, born in DurrĂ«s, Albania
Born in 1976

Famous Deaths

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

About December 21, 1976

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 9 months and 6 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: When A Child Is Born (Soleado) - Johnny Mathis