Historical Events In 1976
Thursday, 01 October 2020
Oct 12 Hua Guo-feng succeeds Mao Tse-tung as chairman of Communist Party in the year 1976.
Oct 14 Edith Evans, actress (Tom Jones, Scrooge, Chalk Garden), dies at 88 on this day in history.
Oct 14 On this day in history soyuz 23 carries 2 to Salyut 6, but returns without docking
Oct 15 On this day in history carlo Gambino, US gangster, dies at 74
Oct 15 In the year 1976 ringo releases "A Dose of Rock 'n' Roll"
Oct 15 The first debate of major-ticket VP nominees Mondale (D) vs Dole (R) in the year 1976.
Oct 16 In the year 1976 soyuz 23 (Russian) returns to Earth
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 In the year 1976 leonard Lee, US R&B-singer (Shirley & Lee-I'm Gone), dies at 40
Oct 24 In the year 1976 first Jewish film and TV festival
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 In the year 1976 gov Wallace grants full pardon to Clarence Norris, last known survivor of 9 Scottsboro Boys who were convicted in 1931 rape
Oct 25 In the year 1976 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 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1976.
Nov 01 On this day in history oscar Beregi Jr, actor (Young Frankenstein, Panic in City), dies at 58
Nov 02 Former Georgia Gov Jimmy Carter (D) defeats incumbent Gerald R Ford (R) in race for Presidency in the year 1976.
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 In the year 1976 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 in the year 1976.
Nov 12 In the year 1976 walter Hamor Piston, US composer, dies at 82
Nov 14 In the year 1976 "Don't Step on My Olive Branch" closes at Playhouse NYC after 16 perfs
Nov 15 Jean Gabin, French actor (Quai des Brumes), dies at 72 in the year 1976.
Nov 17 Victor Alessandro, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.
Nov 18 In the year 1976 man Ray, US artist (Dada), dies at 86