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Historical Events In 1976

Monday, 19 April 2021

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   Rock duo Loggins & Messina break-up after 6 years in the year 1976.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 19   In the year 1976 gene Roth, actor (Rosie, Tormented, Nightfall), dies at 73  

Jul 19   Rock group Deep Purple disbands in the year 1976.  

Jul 20   On this day in history 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 in the year 1976.  

Jul 20   In the year 1976 uS Viking 1 lands on Mars at Chryse Planitia, first Martian landing  

Jul 21   Christopher Ewart-Biggs Brit ambassador to Ireland is assassinated in the year 1976.  

Jul 21   On this day in history christopher Ewart-Biggs, British ambassador to Ireland, assassinated  

Jul 21   In the year 1976 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   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 in the year 1976.  

Jul 27   Ray Brennan becomes first to, die of "Legionnaire's Disease" on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

Aug 01   Trinidad and Tobago independence in the year 1976.  

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

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   Gregor Piatigorsky, Russian cellist, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Aug 07   Cecil Weston, actor (Dude Ranch, Huckleberry Finn), dies at 86 in the year 1976.  

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   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   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 in the year 1976.  

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   Ja Rule, American rapper and actor was born on this day in history.  

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

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   Mal Evans, Beatles' roadie, dies on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Jan 10   In the year 1976 chester Arthur Burnett, US blues pianist/harmonica player, dies at 65  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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