Historical Events In 1976
Tuesday, 22 September 2020
Jan 01 Liberty Bell moves to new home behind Independence Hall in the year 1976.
Jan 01 NBC replaces the peacock logo on this day in history.
Jan 01 Venezuela nationalizes oil fields in the year 1976.
Jan 03 Mal Evans, Beatles' roadie, dies on this day in history.
Jan 03 In the year 1976 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
Jan 04 In the year 1976 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 Cambodia is renamed "Democratic Kampuchea" on this day in history.
Jan 05 Georges E Migot, French composer, dies at 84 on this day in history.
Jan 05 Greg Chappell scores 182* at SCG against West Indies on this day in history.
Jan 05 Halifax born journalist Robert MacNeil teams up with Jim Lehrer to co-host the first MacNeil-Lehrer Report on PBS in the year 1976.
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 Chou En-lai, China's PM (1949-76), dies of cancer in Beijing at 78 in the year 1976.
Jan 08 Franklin Mint strikes first gold coins for Netherlands Antilles in the year 1976.
Jan 09 In the year 1976 cW McCall CB song "Convoy" hit #1 on the country music charts
Jan 09 Ringo releases "Oh My My" in UK on this day in history.
Jan 10 Chester Arthur Burnett, US blues pianist/harmonica player, dies at 65 on this day in history.
Jan 11 Dorothy Hamill wins her 3rd consecutive national figure skating championship on this day in history.
Jan 11 In the year 1976 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 On this day in history uS female Figure Skating championship won by Dorothy Hamill
Jan 11 US male Figure Skating championship won by Terry Kubicka in the year 1976.
Jan 12 Agatha Christie, mystery writer (10 Little Indians), dies at 85 on this day in history.
Jan 12 UN Security Council votes 11-1 to seat Palestine Liberation Organization in the year 1976.
Jan 13 Margaret Leighton, Brit actress (Much ado about nothing), dies at 53 in the year 1976.
Jan 14 On this day in history "The Bionic Woman" with Lindsay Wagner debuts on ABC (later NBC)
Jan 14 On this day in history margaret Leighton, actress (Best Man, Go-Between), dies at 53
Jan 14 In the year 1976 ted Turner becomes CEO of Atlanta Braves
Jan 15 Sara Jane Moore sentenced to life for attempting to shoot President Ford on this day in history.
Jan 15 On this day in history uS-German Helios B solar probe launched into solar orbit
Jan 15 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakstan/Semipalatinsk USSR in the year 1976.
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