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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1976

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1976 birth of hrysopiyi Devetzi, Greek triple jumper  

Jan 18   Laurence Courtois, Kortrijk Belg, tennis star (1995 finalist Jakarta) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

Feb 29   On this day in history birth of bryan Gillooly, Auburn NY, diver (Olympics-96)  

Feb 29   Ja Rule, American rapper and actor was born on this day in history.  

Feb 29   In the year 1976 birth of emma Barton, English actress  

Feb 29   On this day in history 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 in the year 1976.  

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

Jan 10   On this day in history chester Arthur Burnett, US blues pianist/harmonica player, dies at 65  

Jan 11   On this day in history mervyn Grell, cricketer (Test WI v England 1930, 21 & 13, 0-17), dies  

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

Jan 13   Margaret Leighton, Brit actress (Much ado about nothing), dies at 53 in the year 1976.  

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