Historical Events In 1976
Saturday, 04 July 2020
Jan 01 In the year 1976 liberty Bell moves to new home behind Independence Hall
Jan 01 NBC replaces the peacock logo in the year 1976.
Jan 01 In the year 1976 venezuela nationalizes oil fields
Jan 03 Mal Evans, Beatles' roadie, dies on this day in history.
Jan 03 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.
Jan 04 On this day in history jan B Cammans, Flemish actor (Brothers Karamazov), dies at 84
Jan 05 On this day in history "MacNeil-Lehrer Report" premieres on PBS
Jan 05 On this day in history cambodia is renamed "Democratic Kampuchea"
Jan 05 In the year 1976 georges E Migot, French composer, dies at 84
Jan 05 Greg Chappell scores 182* at SCG against West Indies in the year 1976.
Jan 05 Halifax born journalist Robert MacNeil teams up with Jim Lehrer to co-host the first MacNeil-Lehrer Report on PBS on this day in history.
Jan 06 China People's Republic performs nuclear test at Lop Nor People's Republic of China in the year 1976.
Jan 06 Ted Turner purchases Atlanta Braves for reported $12 million on this day in history.
Jan 08 In the year 1976 chou En-lai, China's PM (1949-76), dies of cancer in Beijing at 78
Jan 08 Franklin Mint strikes first gold coins for Netherlands Antilles in the year 1976.
Jan 09 CW McCall CB song "Convoy" hit #1 on the country music charts in the year 1976.
Jan 09 Ringo releases "Oh My My" in UK on this day in history.
Jan 10 In the year 1976 chester Arthur Burnett, US blues pianist/harmonica player, dies at 65
Jan 11 Dorothy Hamill wins her 3rd consecutive national figure skating championship on this day in history.
Jan 11 On this day in history mervyn Grell, cricketer (Test WI v England 1930, 21 & 13, 0-17), dies
Jan 11 On this day in history military coup in Ecuador, President Guillermo Lara leaves
Jan 11 In the year 1976 uS female Figure Skating championship won by Dorothy Hamill
Jan 11 US male Figure Skating championship won by Terry Kubicka on this day in history.
Jan 12 In the year 1976 agatha Christie, mystery writer (10 Little Indians), dies at 85
Jan 12 On this day in history uN Security Council votes 11-1 to seat Palestine Liberation Organization
Jan 13 On this day in history margaret Leighton, Brit actress (Much ado about nothing), dies at 53
Jan 14 "The Bionic Woman" with Lindsay Wagner debuts on ABC (later NBC) on this day in history.
Jan 14 Margaret Leighton, actress (Best Man, Go-Between), dies at 53 on this day in history.
Jan 14 On this day in history ted Turner becomes CEO of Atlanta Braves
Jan 15 Sara Jane Moore sentenced to life for attempting to shoot President Ford in the year 1976.
Jan 15 In the year 1976 uS-German Helios B solar probe launched into solar orbit
Jan 15 In the year 1976 uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakstan/Semipalatinsk USSR
Jan 16 On this day in history "Donny & Marie" [Osmond] musical variety show premieres on ABC TV
Jan 17 In the year 1976 "I Write the Songs" by Barry Manilow hits #1