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Historical Events In 1976

Friday, 18 September 2020

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 04   Edward Benjamin Britten, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

Feb 04   US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site in the year 1976.  

Feb 05   In the year 1976 australia complete 5-1 series drubbing of West Indies  

Feb 05   On this day in history last day of Test Cricket for Lance Gibbs &Ian Redpath  

Feb 05   Roger Livesey, actor (Drum, Vice Versa, Col Blimp), dies at 69 in the year 1976.  

Feb 06   George Harrison releases "This Guitar (Can't Keep From Crying)" on this day in history.  

Feb 06   In the year 1976 vince Guaraldi, jazz pianist (Charlie Brown TV specials), dies at 43  

Feb 07   Larry Groce's "Junk Food Junkie" peaks at #9 on this day in history.  

Feb 07   World's largest telescope (600 cm) begins operation (USSR) in the year 1976.  

Feb 08   On this day in history hua Guofeng becomes premier of China PR  

Feb 09   On this day in history in Los Angeles conductor arranger Percy Faith dies at age 67  

Feb 11   On this day in history alice Allen, actress (Call of the Hills), dies  

Feb 11   Clifford Alexander Jr confirmed as first black Secretary of Army in the year 1976.  

Feb 12   In the year 1976 james Clifton Williams, composer (Sinfonians), dies at 52  

Feb 12   US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.  

Feb 13   Dorothy Hamill wins Olympics figure-skating gold, Innsbruck, Austria in the year 1976.  

Feb 13   On this day in history general Murtala Mohammed, head of Nigeria, killed during a coup  

Feb 13   On this day in history peter Casserly of New Zealand hand-sheers record 353 lambs in 9 holes  

Feb 14   In the year 1976 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 in the year 1976.  

Feb 18   In the year 1976 anton Betzner, writer, dies at 81  

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' on this day in history.  

Feb 20   In the year 1976 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   Cardinal Willebrands installed as archbishop of Utrecht in the year 1976.  

Feb 21   Florence Ballard, member of Diana Ross and the Supremes, dies in Detroit at age 32 in the year 1976.  

Feb 21   On this day in history florence Ballard, rocker (Supremes), dies at 32  

Feb 22   Angela Baddeley, actress (Speckled Band), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Feb 23   In the year 1976 fuzzy Knight, actor (Gun Town, Ragtime Cowboy Joe), dies at 74  

Feb 23   Owners announce spring training won't open without a labor contract in the year 1976.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1976

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Hrysopiyi Devetzi, Greek triple jumper was born on this day in history.  

Jan 18   Laurence Courtois, Kortrijk Belg, tennis star (1995 finalist Jakarta) was born in the year 1976.  

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

Jan 18   Damien Leith, Australian Idol 2006 was born on this day in history.  

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

Feb 29   On this day in history birth of ja Rule, American rapper and actor  

Feb 29   Emma Barton, English actress was born on this day in history.  

Feb 29   Terrence Long, American baseball player was born in the year 1976.  

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   In the year 1976 jan B Cammans, Flemish actor (Brothers Karamazov), dies at 84  

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

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

Jan 10   Chester Arthur Burnett, US blues pianist/harmonica player, dies at 65 in the year 1976.  

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

Jan 12   On this day in history agatha Christie, mystery writer (10 Little Indians), dies at 85  

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

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