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Historical Events In 1976

Thursday, 01 October 2020

Jul 15   On this day in history paul William Gallico, writer, dies at 78  

Jul 16   Carmelo Soria, Spanish diplomat assassinated in 1976 by the Chilean DINA in the year 1976.  

Jul 16   In the year 1976 rock duo Loggins & Messina break-up after 6 years  

Jul 17   In the year 1976 21st modern Olympic games opens in Montréal  

Jul 18   Thiokol conducts 2-min firing of space shuttle's SRB at Brigham, Ut in the year 1976.  

Jul 19   On this day in history gene Roth, actor (Rosie, Tormented, Nightfall), dies at 73  

Jul 19   In the year 1976 rock group Deep Purple disbands  

Jul 20   In the year 1976 on the seventh anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing, the Viking 1 lander, an unmanned U.S. planetary probe  

Jul 20   Tom Lowry, cricketer (early New Zealand Test captain), dies on this day in history.  

Jul 20   On this day in history uS Viking 1 lands on Mars at Chryse Planitia, first Martian landing  

Jul 21   On this day in history christopher Ewart-Biggs Brit ambassador to Ireland is assassinated  

Jul 21   In the year 1976 christopher Ewart-Biggs, British ambassador to Ireland, assassinated  

Jul 21   On this day in history the first outbreak of "Legionnaire's Disease" kills 29 in Phila  

Jul 22   On this day in history "Let My People Come" opens at Morosco Theater NYC for 106 performances  

Jul 23   Wilhelmina Von Bremen, 4X100 relay sprinter (Oly-gold-32), dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Jul 23   Wings release "Let 'em In" in the year 1976.  

Jul 27   On this day in history 8.2 Tangshan earthquake kills estimated 240,000 Chinese  

Jul 27   On this day in history ray Brennan becomes first to, die of "Legionnaire's Disease"  

Jul 27   In the year 1976 ray Brennan, becomes 1st to, die of "Legionnaire's Disease"  

Jul 28   In the year 1976 242,000 die in Tientsin-Tangshan (China) 8.2 earthquake  

Jul 28   Eldon Joersz & Geo Morgan set world air speed record of 3,530 kph on this day in history.  

Jul 28   Jacob Soetendorp, rabbi, dies at 62 in the year 1976.  

Jul 28   In the year 1976 tangshan earthquake in China killing 242,769-655,000 people  

Jul 28   On this day in history tangshan earthquake in China killing 655,000 people  

Jul 30   On this day in history japanese beat Russian for Olympic gold in woman's volleyball  

Aug 01   Trinidad and Tobago independence in the year 1976.  

Aug 02   On this day in history fritz Lang, director (Cloak & Dagger, Metropolis), dies at 85  

Aug 04   Enrique Angelelli, Argentine bishop on this day in history.  

Aug 05   On this day in history adrian Roland Holst, poet (Past the Roads), dies at 88  

Aug 06   Gregor Piatigorsky, Russian cellist, dies at 73 in the year 1976.  

Aug 07   Cecil Weston, actor (Dude Ranch, Huckleberry Finn), dies at 86 on this day in history.  

Aug 07   On this day in history scientists in Pasadena, Calif, announce Viking I found strongest indications to date of possible life on Mars  

Aug 07   On this day in history uS Viking 2 goes into Martian orbit after 11-month flight from Earth  

Aug 08   In the year 1976 john Roselli, hired by CIA to kill Castro, found murdered  

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Famous Birthdays In 1976

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Hrysopiyi Devetzi, Greek triple jumper was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of damien Leith, Australian Idol 2006  

Feb 29   Bryan Gillooly, Auburn NY, diver (Olympics-96) was born in the year 1976.  

Feb 29   Ja Rule, American rapper and actor was born in the year 1976.  

Feb 29   Emma Barton, English actress was born on this day in history.  

Feb 29   Terrence Long, American baseball player was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1976

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   In the year 1976 mal Evans, Beatles' roadie, dies  

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

Jan 05   Georges E Migot, French composer, dies at 84 in the year 1976.  

Jan 08   Chou En-lai, China's PM (1949-76), dies of cancer in Beijing at 78 in the year 1976.  

Jan 10   Chester Arthur Burnett, US blues pianist/harmonica player, dies at 65 in the year 1976.  

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

Jan 12   On this day in history agatha Christie, mystery writer (10 Little Indians), dies at 85  

Jan 13   On this day in history margaret Leighton, Brit actress (Much ado about nothing), dies at 53  

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