On This Day

December 19, 1976 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • Davis Cup Men's Tennis, Santiago, Chile: Paolo Bertolucci & Adriano Panatta give Italy unassailable 3-0 lead; beat Patricio Cornejo & Jaime Fillol of Chile 6-3, 2-6, 9-7, 6-3; ends, 4-1
  • John Lever takes 7-46 in 1st Test Cricket innings, v India Delhi
  • Piper Cherokee crashes into Balt Memorial Stadium upper stands, 10 minutes after Colts lose 40-14 to Steelers. No one seriously hurt