On This Day

What Happened on December 26, 1976

Historical Events

  • "Music Is" closes at St James Theater NYC after 8 performances

AFC Championship

AFC Championship, Oakland Coliseum: Oakland Raiders beat Pittsburgh Steelers, 24-7

  • NFC Championship, Metropolitan Stadium, Bloomington: Minnesota Vikings beat Los Angeles Rams, 24-13
  • The Communist Party of Nepal (Marxist-Leninist) is founded.

Famous Birthdays

  • Lea De Mae, Czech actress, born in Prague, Czech Republic (d. 2004)

Famous Deaths

  • Philip A Heart, (Sen-D-Mich), dies at 64
  • Philip Hart, American lawyer and politician (U.S. Senator from Michigan), dies at 64
1976 Highlights

About December 26, 1976

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 11 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Boxing Day (Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom)

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