Historical Events In 1976
Tuesday, 18 May 2021
Feb 04 7.5 earthquake kills 22,778 in Guatemala &Honduras on this day in history.
Feb 04 A 7.5 earthquake was centered about 160 kilometers northeast of Guatemala City. Over 23,000 deaths in the year 1976.
Feb 04 On this day in history edward Benjamin Britten, composer, dies at 62
Feb 04 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.
Feb 05 Australia complete 5-1 series drubbing of West Indies in the year 1976.
Feb 05 In the year 1976 last day of Test Cricket for Lance Gibbs &Ian Redpath
Feb 05 In the year 1976 roger Livesey, actor (Drum, Vice Versa, Col Blimp), dies at 69
Feb 06 George Harrison releases "This Guitar (Can't Keep From Crying)" on this day in history.
Feb 06 Vince Guaraldi, jazz pianist (Charlie Brown TV specials), dies at 43 in the year 1976.
Feb 07 Larry Groce's "Junk Food Junkie" peaks at #9 on this day in history.
Feb 07 In the year 1976 world's largest telescope (600 cm) begins operation (USSR)
Feb 08 Hua Guofeng becomes premier of China PR in the year 1976.
Feb 09 In the year 1976 in Los Angeles conductor arranger Percy Faith dies at age 67
Feb 11 In the year 1976 alice Allen, actress (Call of the Hills), dies
Feb 11 On this day in history clifford Alexander Jr confirmed as first black Secretary of Army
Feb 12 On this day in history james Clifton Williams, composer (Sinfonians), dies at 52
Feb 12 On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
Feb 13 Dorothy Hamill wins Olympics figure-skating gold, Innsbruck, Austria on this day in history.
Feb 13 On this day in history general Murtala Mohammed, head of Nigeria, killed during a coup
Feb 13 Peter Casserly of New Zealand hand-sheers record 353 lambs in 9 holes in the year 1976.
Feb 14 On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
Feb 15 12th Winter Olympics games close at Innsbruck, Austria in the year 1976.
Feb 17 Jean Servais, Belgian actor (Every Man is My Enemy), dies at 65 on this day in history.
Feb 18 Anton Betzner, writer, dies at 81 in the year 1976.
Feb 19 Frente Polisario forms Democratic Republic of Sahara in the year 1976.
Feb 19 Iceland breaks off diplomatic relations with Britain over the 'cod war' in the year 1976.
Feb 20 On this day in history kathryn Kuhlman, religious leader/faith healer, dies
Feb 21 "Rockabye Hamlet" closes at Minskoff Theater NYC after 7 performances on this day in history.
Feb 21 In the year 1976 cardinal Willebrands installed as archbishop of Utrecht
Feb 21 In the year 1976 florence Ballard, member of Diana Ross and the Supremes, dies in Detroit at age 32.
Feb 21 Florence Ballard, rocker (Supremes), dies at 32 in the year 1976.
Feb 22 In the year 1976 angela Baddeley, actress (Speckled Band), dies at 71
Feb 23 In the year 1976 fuzzy Knight, actor (Gun Town, Ragtime Cowboy Joe), dies at 74
Feb 23 In the year 1976 owners announce spring training won't open without a labor contract