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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  

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Famous Birthdays In 1976

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of hrysopiyi Devetzi, Greek triple jumper  

Jan 18   On this day in history birth of laurence Courtois, Kortrijk Belg, tennis star (1995 finalist Jakarta)  

Jan 18   Vincent Polvliet, soccer player (FC Utrecht) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 18   Damien Leith, Australian Idol 2006 was born in the year 1976.  

Feb 29   In the year 1976 birth of bryan Gillooly, Auburn NY, diver (Olympics-96)  

Feb 29   In the year 1976 birth of ja Rule, American rapper and actor  

Feb 29   In the year 1976 birth of emma Barton, English actress  

Feb 29   In the year 1976 birth of terrence Long, American baseball player  

Famous Deaths In 1976

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   Mal Evans, Beatles' roadie, dies on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history jan B Cammans, Flemish actor (Brothers Karamazov), dies at 84  

Jan 05   Georges E Migot, French composer, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   On this day in history chou En-lai, China's PM (1949-76), dies of cancer in Beijing at 78  

Jan 10   On this day in history chester Arthur Burnett, US blues pianist/harmonica player, dies at 65  

Jan 11   On this day in history mervyn Grell, cricketer (Test WI v England 1930, 21 & 13, 0-17), dies  

Jan 12   In the year 1976 agatha Christie, mystery writer (10 Little Indians), dies at 85  

Jan 13   In the year 1976 margaret Leighton, Brit actress (Much ado about nothing), dies at 53  

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