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Historical Events In 1976

Wednesday, 30 September 2020

Aug 09   Clive Lloyd scores double-ton in 120 mins, WI v Glamorgan on this day in history.  

Aug 09   On this day in history jose Lezama Lima, Cuban poet/novelist, dies at 65  

Aug 09   USSR launches Luna 24, last Lunar flight to date from Earth on this day in history.  

Aug 10   In the year 1976 bert Oldfield, cricketer (54 Tests, 52 stumpings), dies  

Aug 11   On this day in history keith Moon, drummer for the Who, collapses and is hospitalized in Miami  

Aug 12   First approach and landing test (ALT) of orbiter Enterprise in the year 1976.  

Aug 12   Thomas Edward Driberg, 1st baron Bradwell, journalist, dies on this day in history.  

Aug 13   On this day in history an HU-16 Albatross, the Navy's last operational seaplane made its final water landing in Pensacola Bay  

Aug 15   Jean P J C Haesaert, Flemish lawyer/sociologist, dies at 84 in the year 1976.  

Aug 16   On this day in history beppie Nooij Jr, Dutch actress (Rooie Sien), dies at 83  

Aug 16   On this day in history in the Mindanao area of the Philippines, a 7.9 earthquake occurred near the west coast of Mindanao, about 950 kilometers south of Manila. A tsunami was generated in the Moro Gulf causing considerable damage and loss of life. It is estimated that the earthquake and tsunami killed 5,000 to 8,0000 people  

Aug 17   On this day in history murvyn Vye, actor (Road to Bali, Escape to Burma), dies at 63  

Aug 18   USSR's Luna 24 soft-lands on Moon on this day in history.  

Aug 19   Alastair Sim, actor (Christmas Carol, Green for Danger), dies at 75 in the year 1976.  

Aug 19   Pres Gerald R Ford won Republican pres nomination at KC convention on this day in history.  

Aug 20   In the year 1976 phyllis Konstam, actress (Murder, Skin Game), dies at 69  

Aug 21   In the year 1976 ken James, cricketer (kept wicket for NZ in 11 Tests), dies  

Aug 22   On this day in history juscelino Kubitschek de Oliveira, pres of Brazil (1955-60), dies at 73  

Aug 24   On this day in history michael Dewar Head, composer, dies at 76  

Aug 24   On this day in history soyuz 21 returns to Earth  

Aug 25   On this day in history eyvind Johnson, Swedish author (Nobel-1974), dies at 76  

Aug 26   In the year 1976 lotte (Krause-)Lehmann, German soprano (More than singing), dies at 88  

Aug 27   British MP John Stonehouse resigns following his conviction for theft and fraud in the year 1976.  

Aug 29   Anissa Jones, actress (Buffy-Family Affair), ODs at 18 in the year 1976.  

Aug 30   Tom Brokaw becomes news anchor of the Today Show on this day in history.  

Aug 30   In the year 1976 uSS Oriskany, the last of the Essex-class attack carriers, was decommissioned at San Francisco and placed in the mothball fleet. Oriskany saw extensive action in the Korean and Vietnam conflicts.  

Aug 31   Kornelis H Miskotte, theologist (If the Gods Keep Silent), dies at 81 in the year 1976.  

Sep 01   On this day in history nASA launches space vehicle S-197  

Sep 01   Wayne L Hays, (Rep-D-Oh), resigns (scandal with Elizabeth Ray) on this day in history.  

Sep 03   On this day in history the unmanned NASA spacecraft Viking Two makes a successful Mars landing to begin its mission of sending color photos back to Earth.  

Sep 03   In the year 1976 the US spacecraft Viking 2 successfully lands on Mars  

Sep 05   In the year 1976 a E R Gilligan, cricketer (11 Tests for England 1922-25), dies  

Sep 06   Russian pilot defects to Japan in a Mig 25 jet, many smiles in the US on this day in history.  

Sep 07   US courts find George Harrison guilty of plagarism (He's So Fine) on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1976

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1976 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   On this day in history birth of vincent Polvliet, soccer player (FC Utrecht)  

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   On this day in history birth of emma Barton, English actress  

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   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   In the year 1976 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 12   On this day in history agatha Christie, mystery writer (10 Little Indians), dies at 85  

Jan 13   On this day in history margaret Leighton, Brit actress (Much ado about nothing), dies at 53  

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