Historical Events In 1976
Saturday, 15 May 2021
Aug 09 Clive Lloyd scores double-ton in 120 mins, WI v Glamorgan in the year 1976.
Aug 09 On this day in history jose Lezama Lima, Cuban poet/novelist, dies at 65
Aug 09 On this day in history uSSR launches Luna 24, last Lunar flight to date from Earth
Aug 10 On this day in history bert Oldfield, cricketer (54 Tests, 52 stumpings), dies
Aug 11 Keith Moon, drummer for the Who, collapses and is hospitalized in Miami in the year 1976.
Aug 12 In the year 1976 first approach and landing test (ALT) of orbiter Enterprise
Aug 12 On this day in history 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 Jean P J C Haesaert, Flemish lawyer/sociologist, dies at 84 in the year 1976.
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 in the year 1976.
Aug 17 In the year 1976 murvyn Vye, actor (Road to Bali, Escape to Burma), dies at 63
Aug 18 On this day in history uSSR's Luna 24 soft-lands on Moon
Aug 19 Alastair Sim, actor (Christmas Carol, Green for Danger), dies at 75 in the year 1976.
Aug 19 In the year 1976 pres Gerald R Ford won Republican pres nomination at KC convention
Aug 20 On this day in history phyllis Konstam, actress (Murder, Skin Game), dies at 69
Aug 21 Ken James, cricketer (kept wicket for NZ in 11 Tests), dies on this day in history.
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 in the year 1976.
Aug 24 In the year 1976 soyuz 21 returns to Earth
Aug 25 Eyvind Johnson, Swedish author (Nobel-1974), dies at 76 on this day in history.
Aug 26 On this day in history lotte (Krause-)Lehmann, German soprano (More than singing), dies at 88
Aug 27 On this day in history british MP John Stonehouse resigns following his conviction for theft and fraud
Aug 29 In the year 1976 anissa Jones, actress (Buffy-Family Affair), ODs at 18
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 on this day in history.
Aug 31 Kornelis H Miskotte, theologist (If the Gods Keep Silent), dies at 81 on this day in history.
Sep 01 In the year 1976 nASA launches space vehicle S-197
Sep 01 On this day in history wayne L Hays, (Rep-D-Oh), resigns (scandal with Elizabeth Ray)
Sep 03 The unmanned NASA spacecraft Viking Two makes a successful Mars landing to begin its mission of sending color photos back to Earth in the year 1976.
Sep 03 The US spacecraft Viking 2 successfully lands on Mars in the year 1976.
Sep 05 A E R Gilligan, cricketer (11 Tests for England 1922-25), dies in the year 1976.
Sep 06 Russian pilot defects to Japan in a Mig 25 jet, many smiles in the US on this day in history.
Sep 07 On this day in history uS courts find George Harrison guilty of plagarism (He's So Fine)