Historical Events In 1976
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Feb 04 In the year 1976 7.5 earthquake kills 22,778 in Guatemala &Honduras
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 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 On this day in history australia complete 5-1 series drubbing of West Indies
Feb 05 Last day of Test Cricket for Lance Gibbs &Ian Redpath on this day in history.
Feb 05 Roger Livesey, actor (Drum, Vice Versa, Col Blimp), dies at 69 in the year 1976.
Feb 06 On this day in history george Harrison releases "This Guitar (Can't Keep From Crying)"
Feb 06 Vince Guaraldi, jazz pianist (Charlie Brown TV specials), dies at 43 on this day in history.
Feb 07 In the year 1976 larry Groce's "Junk Food Junkie" peaks at #9
Feb 07 World's largest telescope (600 cm) begins operation (USSR) in the year 1976.
Feb 08 In the year 1976 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 In the year 1976 clifford Alexander Jr confirmed as first black Secretary of Army
Feb 12 James Clifton Williams, composer (Sinfonians), dies at 52 in the year 1976.
Feb 12 In the year 1976 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
Feb 13 On this day in history dorothy Hamill wins Olympics figure-skating gold, Innsbruck, Austria
Feb 13 In the year 1976 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 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site in the year 1976.
Feb 15 In the year 1976 12th Winter Olympics games close at Innsbruck, Austria
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 on this day in history.
Feb 19 In the year 1976 frente Polisario forms Democratic Republic of Sahara
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 On this day in history "Rockabye Hamlet" closes at Minskoff Theater NYC after 7 performances
Feb 21 Cardinal Willebrands installed as archbishop of Utrecht on this day in history.
Feb 21 Florence Ballard, member of Diana Ross and the Supremes, dies in Detroit at age 32 on this day in history.
Feb 21 On this day in history florence Ballard, rocker (Supremes), dies at 32
Feb 22 Angela Baddeley, actress (Speckled Band), dies at 71 in the year 1976.
Feb 23 Fuzzy Knight, actor (Gun Town, Ragtime Cowboy Joe), dies at 74 on this day in history.
Feb 23 Owners announce spring training won't open without a labor contract in the year 1976.