Historical Events In 1976
Saturday, 15 May 2021
Oct 12 On this day in history hua Guo-feng succeeds Mao Tse-tung as chairman of Communist Party
Oct 14 In the year 1976 edith Evans, actress (Tom Jones, Scrooge, Chalk Garden), dies at 88
Oct 14 Soyuz 23 carries 2 to Salyut 6, but returns without docking on this day in history.
Oct 15 On this day in history carlo Gambino, US gangster, dies at 74
Oct 15 On this day in history ringo releases "A Dose of Rock 'n' Roll"
Oct 15 The first debate of major-ticket VP nominees Mondale (D) vs Dole (R) on this day in history.
Oct 16 Soyuz 23 (Russian) returns to Earth in the year 1976.
Oct 20 70 die as Norwegian tanker Frosta collides with George Prince in the year 1976.
Oct 21 In the year 1976 american Saul Bellow wins Nobel Prize for Literature
Oct 23 Leonard Lee, US R&B-singer (Shirley & Lee-I'm Gone), dies at 40 in the year 1976.
Oct 24 First Jewish film and TV festival on this day in history.
Oct 24 Richard Sturzenegger, composer, dies at 70 in the year 1976.
Oct 25 On this day in history 5th Enterprise, approach & lands test (ALT) flight
Oct 25 Gov Wallace grants full pardon to Clarence Norris, last known survivor of 9 Scottsboro Boys who were convicted in 1931 rape on this day in history.
Oct 25 Raymond Queneau, [M Presle], French writer (Last Days), dies at 73 in the year 1976.
Oct 26 In the year 1976 deryck Victor Cooke, composer, dies at 57
Oct 26 Transkei gains independence, not recognized outside of South Africa on this day in history.
Oct 26 In the year 1976 trinidad & Tobago becomes a republic
Oct 30 Jane Pauley becomes news co-anchor of the Today Show on this day in history.
Oct 30 On this day in history rev Joseph Evans elected president of the United Church of Christ
Oct 31 Linda Watkins, actress (From Hell it Came, Harpy), dies at 68 on this day in history.
Nov 01 Oscar Beregi Jr, actor (Young Frankenstein, Panic in City), dies at 58 on this day in history.
Nov 02 On this day in history former Georgia Gov Jimmy Carter (D) defeats incumbent Gerald R Ford (R) in race for Presidency
Nov 02 In the year 1976 jimmy Carter elected as the (38th) US President
Nov 05 The latest model of the Sea Cobra helicopter, the AH-1T, was turned over to the Marine Corps from Bell Helicopter Textron for further testing in the year 1976.
Nov 09 On this day in history billy Halop, actor (Bert Munson-All in the Family), dies at 56
Nov 09 UN General Assembly condemns apartheid in South Africa on this day in history.
Nov 10 In the year 1976 utah Supreme Court OKs execution of convicted murderer Gary Gilmore
Nov 11 In the year 1976 alexander Calder, US sculptor, dies at 78
Nov 12 On this day in history walter Hamor Piston, US composer, dies at 82
Nov 14 "Don't Step on My Olive Branch" closes at Playhouse NYC after 16 perfs in the year 1976.
Nov 15 In the year 1976 jean Gabin, French actor (Quai des Brumes), dies at 72
Nov 17 On this day in history victor Alessandro, composer, dies at 60
Nov 18 Man Ray, US artist (Dada), dies at 86 on this day in history.