On This Day

What Happened on December 6, 1976

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

War criminal Pieter Menten arrested in Zurich

War Criminal Pieter Menten
War Criminal
Pieter Menten

Famous Birthdays

  • Alicia Machado, Venezuelan-American actress, winner of Miss Universe 1996 and Donald Trump critic, born in Maracay, Venezuela
  • Colleen Haskell, American television personality (Survivor: Borneo 2000 contestant), born in Bethesda, Maryland
  • Lindsay Price, American actress (Bold & Beautiful, All My Children), born in Arcadia, California

Famous Deaths

  • João Goulart, President of Brazil (b. 1918)
1976 Highlights

About December 6, 1976

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 9 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

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