Historical Events In 1976
Thursday, 30 June 2022
Jul 15 On this day in history paul William Gallico, writer, dies at 78
Jul 16 On this day in history carmelo Soria, Spanish diplomat assassinated in 1976 by the Chilean DINA
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 In the year 1976 gene Roth, actor (Rosie, Tormented, Nightfall), dies at 73
Jul 19 Rock group Deep Purple disbands on this day in history.
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 On this day in history tom Lowry, cricketer (early New Zealand Test captain), dies
Jul 20 On this day in history uS Viking 1 lands on Mars at Chryse Planitia, first Martian landing
Jul 21 Christopher Ewart-Biggs Brit ambassador to Ireland is assassinated on this day in history.
Jul 21 On this day in history christopher Ewart-Biggs, British ambassador to Ireland, assassinated
Jul 21 The first outbreak of "Legionnaire's Disease" kills 29 in Phila in the year 1976.
Jul 22 On this day in history "Let My People Come" opens at Morosco Theater NYC for 106 performances
Jul 23 On this day in history wilhelmina Von Bremen, 4X100 relay sprinter (Oly-gold-32), dies at 64
Jul 23 On this day in history wings release "Let 'em In"
Jul 27 8.2 Tangshan earthquake kills estimated 240,000 Chinese on this day in history.
Jul 27 In the year 1976 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 On this day in history eldon Joersz & Geo Morgan set world air speed record of 3,530 kph
Jul 28 On this day in history jacob Soetendorp, rabbi, dies at 62
Jul 28 In the year 1976 tangshan earthquake in China killing 242,769-655,000 people
Jul 28 Tangshan earthquake in China killing 655,000 people in the year 1976.
Jul 30 Japanese beat Russian for Olympic gold in woman's volleyball on this day in history.
Aug 01 In the year 1976 trinidad and Tobago independence
Aug 02 In the year 1976 fritz Lang, director (Cloak & Dagger, Metropolis), dies at 85
Aug 04 In the year 1976 enrique Angelelli, Argentine bishop
Aug 05 In the year 1976 adrian Roland Holst, poet (Past the Roads), dies at 88
Aug 06 On this day in history gregor Piatigorsky, Russian cellist, dies at 73
Aug 07 Cecil Weston, actor (Dude Ranch, Huckleberry Finn), dies at 86 on this day in history.
Aug 07 Scientists in Pasadena, Calif, announce Viking I found strongest indications to date of possible life on Mars on this day in history.
Aug 07 US Viking 2 goes into Martian orbit after 11-month flight from Earth in the year 1976.
Aug 08 John Roselli, hired by CIA to kill Castro, found murdered on this day in history.