On This Day

What Happened on December 8, 1976

Historical Events

  • UN General Assembly re-elects Kurt Waldheim Secretary-General
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Dominic Monaghan, English actor (The Lord of the Rings, Lost), born in Berlin, West Germany
  • Naimee Coleman, Irish singer and songwriter, born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Reed Johnson, American baseball player, born in Riverside, California
1976 Highlights

About December 8, 1976

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 8 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Sagittarius