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Historical Events In 1976

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Oct 12   Hua Guo-feng succeeds Mao Tse-tung as chairman of Communist Party on this day in history.  

Oct 14   Edith Evans, actress (Tom Jones, Scrooge, Chalk Garden), dies at 88 in the year 1976.  

Oct 14   Soyuz 23 carries 2 to Salyut 6, but returns without docking in the year 1976.  

Oct 15   On this day in history carlo Gambino, US gangster, dies at 74  

Oct 15   Ringo releases "A Dose of Rock 'n' Roll" on this day in history.  

Oct 15   On this day in history the first debate of major-ticket VP nominees Mondale (D) vs Dole (R)  

Oct 16   In the year 1976 soyuz 23 (Russian) returns to Earth  

Oct 20   70 die as Norwegian tanker Frosta collides with George Prince on this day in history.  

Oct 21   On this day in history american Saul Bellow wins Nobel Prize for Literature  

Oct 23   On this day in history leonard Lee, US R&B-singer (Shirley & Lee-I'm Gone), dies at 40  

Oct 24   First Jewish film and TV festival in the year 1976.  

Oct 24   Richard Sturzenegger, composer, dies at 70 in the year 1976.  

Oct 25   In the year 1976 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 in the year 1976.  

Oct 25   Raymond Queneau, [M Presle], French writer (Last Days), dies at 73 in the year 1976.  

Oct 26   On this day in history deryck Victor Cooke, composer, dies at 57  

Oct 26   In the year 1976 transkei gains independence, not recognized outside of South Africa  

Oct 26   On this day in history trinidad & Tobago becomes a republic  

Oct 30   Jane Pauley becomes news co-anchor of the Today Show in the year 1976.  

Oct 30   Rev Joseph Evans elected president of the United Church of Christ in the year 1976.  

Oct 31   Linda Watkins, actress (From Hell it Came, Harpy), dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Nov 01   In the year 1976 oscar Beregi Jr, actor (Young Frankenstein, Panic in City), dies at 58  

Nov 02   In the year 1976 former Georgia Gov Jimmy Carter (D) defeats incumbent Gerald R Ford (R) in race for Presidency  

Nov 02   Jimmy Carter elected as the (38th) US President in the year 1976.  

Nov 05   On this day in history 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.  

Nov 09   Billy Halop, actor (Bert Munson-All in the Family), dies at 56 in the year 1976.  

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   Alexander Calder, US sculptor, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

Nov 12   In the year 1976 walter Hamor Piston, US composer, dies at 82  

Nov 14   "Don't Step on My Olive Branch" closes at Playhouse NYC after 16 perfs on this day in history.  

Nov 15   On this day in history jean Gabin, French actor (Quai des Brumes), dies at 72  

Nov 17   In the year 1976 victor Alessandro, composer, dies at 60  

Nov 18   Man Ray, US artist (Dada), dies at 86 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   In the year 1976 birth of vincent Polvliet, soccer player (FC Utrecht)  

Jan 18   In the year 1976 birth of damien Leith, Australian Idol 2006  

Feb 29   Bryan Gillooly, Auburn NY, diver (Olympics-96) was born in the year 1976.  

Feb 29   In the year 1976 birth of ja Rule, American rapper and actor  

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   On this day in history mal Evans, Beatles' roadie, dies  

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 in the year 1976.  

Jan 08   In the year 1976 chou En-lai, China's PM (1949-76), dies of cancer in Beijing at 78  

Jan 10   On this day in history 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 in the year 1976.  

Jan 13   Margaret Leighton, Brit actress (Much ado about nothing), dies at 53 on this day in history.  

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