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Historical Events In 1976

Tuesday, 23 February 2021

Oct 12   Hua Guo-feng succeeds Mao Tse-tung as chairman of Communist Party in the year 1976.  

Oct 14   On this day in history 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   Carlo Gambino, US gangster, dies at 74 in the year 1976.  

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   Soyuz 23 (Russian) returns to Earth on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Oct 24   In the year 1976 first Jewish film and TV festival  

Oct 24   On this day in history richard Sturzenegger, composer, dies at 70  

Oct 25   5th Enterprise, approach & lands test (ALT) flight in the year 1976.  

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   On this day in history raymond Queneau, [M Presle], French writer (Last Days), dies at 73  

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   On this day in history trinidad & Tobago becomes a republic  

Oct 30   In the year 1976 jane Pauley becomes news co-anchor of the Today Show  

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 in the year 1976.  

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

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

Nov 02   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   Walter Hamor Piston, US composer, dies at 82 in the year 1976.  

Nov 14   In the year 1976 "Don't Step on My Olive Branch" closes at Playhouse NYC after 16 perfs  

Nov 15   In the year 1976 jean Gabin, French actor (Quai des Brumes), dies at 72  

Nov 17   Victor Alessandro, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Nov 18   Man Ray, US artist (Dada), dies at 86 in the year 1976.  

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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   Laurence Courtois, Kortrijk Belg, tennis star (1995 finalist Jakarta) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 18   Vincent Polvliet, soccer player (FC Utrecht) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 18   On this day in history birth of damien Leith, Australian Idol 2006  

Feb 29   On this day in history birth of bryan Gillooly, Auburn NY, diver (Olympics-96)  

Feb 29   Ja Rule, American rapper and actor was born on this day in history.  

Feb 29   On this day in history birth of emma Barton, English actress  

Feb 29   On this day in history birth of terrence Long, American baseball player  

Famous Deaths In 1976

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   In the year 1976 mal Evans, Beatles' roadie, dies  

Jan 04   On this day in history jan B Cammans, Flemish actor (Brothers Karamazov), dies at 84  

Jan 05   Georges E Migot, French composer, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 13   Margaret Leighton, Brit actress (Much ado about nothing), dies at 53 in the year 1976.  

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