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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1976

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1976 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   Vincent Polvliet, soccer player (FC Utrecht) was born on this day in history.  

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

Feb 29   Bryan Gillooly, Auburn NY, diver (Olympics-96) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 29   Ja Rule, American rapper and actor was born in the year 1976.  

Feb 29   In the year 1976 birth of emma Barton, English actress  

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   Mal Evans, Beatles' roadie, dies on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   Georges E Migot, French composer, dies at 84 in the year 1976.  

Jan 08   On this day in history chou En-lai, China's PM (1949-76), dies of cancer in Beijing at 78  

Jan 10   Chester Arthur Burnett, US blues pianist/harmonica player, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Mervyn Grell, cricketer (Test WI v England 1930, 21 & 13, 0-17), dies in the year 1976.  

Jan 12   Agatha Christie, mystery writer (10 Little Indians), dies at 85 on this day in history.  

Jan 13   On this day in history margaret Leighton, Brit actress (Much ado about nothing), dies at 53  

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