On This Day

What Happened on December 3, 1976

Historical Events

  • Patrick J Hillery elected President of Ireland

Famous Birthdays

  • Byron Kelleher, New Zealand rugby union halfback (57 caps; Highlanders, Chiefs, Toulouse), born in Dunedin, New Zealand
  • Mark Boucher, South African cricket wicketkeeper (147 Tests, record 555 dismissals; 295 ODIs), born in East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Famous Deaths

  • Mary Nash, actress (Philadelphia Story, Till the Clouds Roll By), dies at 91
1976 Highlights

About December 3, 1976

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 8 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Sagittarius