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Historical Events In 1976

Thursday, 09 July 2020

Jul 15   Paul William Gallico, writer, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

Jul 16   In the year 1976 carmelo Soria, Spanish diplomat assassinated in 1976 by the Chilean DINA  

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   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   On this day in history rock group Deep Purple disbands  

Jul 20   On the seventh anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing, the Viking 1 lander, an unmanned U.S. planetary probe on this day in history.  

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

Jul 21   Christopher Ewart-Biggs, British ambassador to Ireland, assassinated in the year 1976.  

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

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   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   Ray Brennan becomes first to, die of "Legionnaire's Disease" on this day in history.  

Jul 27   Ray Brennan, becomes 1st to, die of "Legionnaire's Disease" in the year 1976.  

Jul 28   242,000 die in Tientsin-Tangshan (China) 8.2 earthquake on this day in history.  

Jul 28   Eldon Joersz & Geo Morgan set world air speed record of 3,530 kph in the year 1976.  

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   In the year 1976 tangshan earthquake in China killing 655,000 people  

Jul 30   Japanese beat Russian for Olympic gold in woman's volleyball on this day in history.  

Aug 01   Trinidad and Tobago independence on this day in history.  

Aug 02   Fritz Lang, director (Cloak & Dagger, Metropolis), dies at 85 on this day in history.  

Aug 04   Enrique Angelelli, Argentine bishop in the year 1976.  

Aug 05   Adrian Roland Holst, poet (Past the Roads), dies at 88 in the year 1976.  

Aug 06   On this day in history gregor Piatigorsky, Russian cellist, dies at 73  

Aug 07   In the year 1976 cecil Weston, actor (Dude Ranch, Huckleberry Finn), dies at 86  

Aug 07   Scientists in Pasadena, Calif, announce Viking I found strongest indications to date of possible life on Mars in the year 1976.  

Aug 07   In the year 1976 uS Viking 2 goes into Martian orbit after 11-month flight from Earth  

Aug 08   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of hrysopiyi Devetzi, Greek triple jumper  

Jan 18   In the year 1976 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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   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 in the year 1976.  

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

Jan 13   Margaret Leighton, Brit actress (Much ado about nothing), dies at 53 on this day in history.  

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