On This Day

What Happened on December 4, 1976

Day of the Week: Saturday

Famous Birthdays

  • Amie Comeaux, American country music singer, born in Brusly, Louisiana (d. 1997)
  • John Lee, American dance skater (& Julia Bikbova), born in Chicago, Illinois

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Actress Elizabeth Taylor (44) marries for the 7th time to politician John Warner (49)

Famous Deaths

  • Benjamin Britten, British composer (Beggar's Opera), dies at 63
  • Tommy Bolin, rock guitarist (Deep Purple), dies of heroin overdose
  • W. F. McCoy, Northern Irish politician (b. 1886)