Historical Events In 1976
Saturday, 21 May 2022
Oct 12 Hua Guo-feng succeeds Mao Tse-tung as chairman of Communist Party in the year 1976.
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 In the year 1976 carlo Gambino, US gangster, dies at 74
Oct 15 Ringo releases "A Dose of Rock 'n' Roll" on this day in history.
Oct 15 In the year 1976 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 70 die as Norwegian tanker Frosta collides with George Prince in the year 1976.
Oct 21 American Saul Bellow wins Nobel Prize for Literature in the year 1976.
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 In the year 1976 richard Sturzenegger, composer, dies at 70
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 in the year 1976.
Oct 25 Raymond Queneau, [M Presle], French writer (Last Days), dies at 73 on this day in history.
Oct 26 Deryck Victor Cooke, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history jane Pauley becomes news co-anchor of the Today Show
Oct 30 In the year 1976 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 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 on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1976.
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 On this day in history "Don't Step on My Olive Branch" closes at Playhouse NYC after 16 perfs
Nov 15 On this day in history jean Gabin, French actor (Quai des Brumes), dies at 72
Nov 17 Victor Alessandro, composer, dies at 60 in the year 1976.
Nov 18 Man Ray, US artist (Dada), dies at 86 in the year 1976.