On This Day

What Happened on December 5, 1976

Famous Birthdays

  • Amy Acker, American actress (Root-Person of Interest), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Evonne Hsu, Taiwanese-American Mando-pop singer, born in Longview, Texas
  • Xavier Garbajosa, French rugby union footballer, born in Toulouse, France

Famous Deaths

  • Benjamin Thackston "Tack" Knight, American cartoonist ("Little Folks"), dies at 81
1976 Highlights

About December 5, 1976

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 11 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

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