On This Day

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

Famous Birthdays

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

Famous Deaths

  • Edward Bartlett, cricketer (WI Test batsman in 5 Tests 1928-31), dies
1976 Highlights

About December 21, 1976

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 8 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

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