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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  

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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   In the year 1976 birth of vincent Polvliet, soccer player (FC Utrecht)  

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

Feb 29   Bryan Gillooly, Auburn NY, diver (Olympics-96) was born in the year 1976.  

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

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

Feb 29   In the year 1976 birth of terrence Long, American baseball player  

Famous Deaths In 1976

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 03   In the year 1976 mal Evans, Beatles' roadie, dies  

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

Jan 05   Georges E Migot, French composer, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Chou En-lai, China's PM (1949-76), dies of cancer in Beijing at 78 in the year 1976.  

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

Jan 13   In the year 1976 margaret Leighton, Brit actress (Much ado about nothing), dies at 53  

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