On This Day

What Happened on December 6, 1976

Historical Events

  • War criminal Pieter Menten arrested in Zurich

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? 43 years, 9 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Sagittarius