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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.  

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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   Laurence Courtois, Kortrijk Belg, tennis star (1995 finalist Jakarta) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 18   In the year 1976 birth of vincent Polvliet, soccer player (FC Utrecht)  

Jan 18   Damien Leith, Australian Idol 2006 was born on this day in history.  

Feb 29   On this day in history birth of bryan Gillooly, Auburn NY, diver (Olympics-96)  

Feb 29   On this day in history birth of ja Rule, American rapper and actor  

Feb 29   Emma Barton, English actress was born in the year 1976.  

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 in the year 1976.  

Jan 04   Jan B Cammans, Flemish actor (Brothers Karamazov), dies at 84 in the year 1976.  

Jan 05   On this day in history georges E Migot, French composer, dies at 84  

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

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

Jan 11   Mervyn Grell, cricketer (Test WI v England 1930, 21 & 13, 0-17), dies in the year 1976.  

Jan 12   Agatha Christie, mystery writer (10 Little Indians), dies at 85 on this day in history.  

Jan 13   Margaret Leighton, Brit actress (Much ado about nothing), dies at 53 in the year 1976.  

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