Historical Events In 1976
Sunday, 24 January 2021
Jul 15 Paul William Gallico, writer, dies at 78 in the year 1976.
Jul 16 Carmelo Soria, Spanish diplomat assassinated in 1976 by the Chilean DINA on this day in history.
Jul 16 Rock duo Loggins & Messina break-up after 6 years on this day in history.
Jul 17 On this day in history 21st modern Olympic games opens in Montréal
Jul 18 On this day in history thiokol conducts 2-min firing of space shuttle's SRB at Brigham, Ut
Jul 19 Gene Roth, actor (Rosie, Tormented, Nightfall), dies at 73 in the year 1976.
Jul 19 On this day in history 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 In the year 1976 tom Lowry, cricketer (early New Zealand Test captain), dies
Jul 20 US Viking 1 lands on Mars at Chryse Planitia, first Martian landing in the year 1976.
Jul 21 In the year 1976 christopher Ewart-Biggs Brit ambassador to Ireland is assassinated
Jul 21 Christopher Ewart-Biggs, British ambassador to Ireland, assassinated on this day in history.
Jul 21 The first outbreak of "Legionnaire's Disease" kills 29 in Phila in the year 1976.
Jul 22 "Let My People Come" opens at Morosco Theater NYC for 106 performances on this day in history.
Jul 23 In the year 1976 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 In the year 1976 8.2 Tangshan earthquake kills estimated 240,000 Chinese
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 28 242,000 die in Tientsin-Tangshan (China) 8.2 earthquake on this day in history.
Jul 28 In the year 1976 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 On this day in history tangshan earthquake in China killing 242,769-655,000 people
Jul 28 In the year 1976 tangshan earthquake in China killing 655,000 people
Jul 30 Japanese beat Russian for Olympic gold in woman's volleyball in the year 1976.
Aug 01 Trinidad and Tobago independence on this day in history.
Aug 02 In the year 1976 fritz Lang, director (Cloak & Dagger, Metropolis), dies at 85
Aug 04 Enrique Angelelli, Argentine bishop on this day in history.
Aug 05 Adrian Roland Holst, poet (Past the Roads), dies at 88 on this day in history.
Aug 06 In the year 1976 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 In the year 1976 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 John Roselli, hired by CIA to kill Castro, found murdered in the year 1976.