Historical Events In 1976
Tuesday, 03 August 2021
Aug 09 Clive Lloyd scores double-ton in 120 mins, WI v Glamorgan in the year 1976.
Aug 09 Jose Lezama Lima, Cuban poet/novelist, dies at 65 on this day in history.
Aug 09 On this day in history uSSR launches Luna 24, last Lunar flight to date from Earth
Aug 10 Bert Oldfield, cricketer (54 Tests, 52 stumpings), dies in the year 1976.
Aug 11 Keith Moon, drummer for the Who, collapses and is hospitalized in Miami on this day in history.
Aug 12 In the year 1976 first approach and landing test (ALT) of orbiter Enterprise
Aug 12 In the year 1976 thomas Edward Driberg, 1st baron Bradwell, journalist, dies
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 In the year 1976 jean P J C Haesaert, Flemish lawyer/sociologist, dies at 84
Aug 16 Beppie Nooij Jr, Dutch actress (Rooie Sien), dies at 83 in the year 1976.
Aug 16 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 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history pres Gerald R Ford won Republican pres nomination at KC convention
Aug 20 Phyllis Konstam, actress (Murder, Skin Game), dies at 69 on this day in history.
Aug 21 On this day in history ken James, cricketer (kept wicket for NZ in 11 Tests), dies
Aug 22 Juscelino Kubitschek de Oliveira, pres of Brazil (1955-60), dies at 73 on this day in history.
Aug 24 Michael Dewar Head, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.
Aug 24 Soyuz 21 returns to Earth on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Aug 30 Tom Brokaw becomes news anchor of the Today Show in the year 1976.
Aug 30 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 in the year 1976.
Aug 31 In the year 1976 kornelis H Miskotte, theologist (If the Gods Keep Silent), dies at 81
Sep 01 NASA launches space vehicle S-197 in the year 1976.
Sep 01 On this day in history wayne L Hays, (Rep-D-Oh), resigns (scandal with Elizabeth Ray)
Sep 03 In the year 1976 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 On this day in history russian pilot defects to Japan in a Mig 25 jet, many smiles in the US
Sep 07 In the year 1976 uS courts find George Harrison guilty of plagarism (He's So Fine)