Historical Events In 1976
Thursday, 09 July 2020
Feb 04 In the year 1976 7.5 earthquake kills 22,778 in Guatemala &Honduras
Feb 04 On this day in history a 7.5 earthquake was centered about 160 kilometers northeast of Guatemala City. Over 23,000 deaths
Feb 04 On this day in history edward Benjamin Britten, composer, dies at 62
Feb 04 In the year 1976 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
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 in the year 1976.
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)" in the year 1976.
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 On this day in history hua Guofeng becomes premier of China PR
Feb 09 In the year 1976 in Los Angeles conductor arranger Percy Faith dies at age 67
Feb 11 Alice Allen, actress (Call of the Hills), dies in the year 1976.
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 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 General Murtala Mohammed, head of Nigeria, killed during a coup on this day in history.
Feb 13 Peter Casserly of New Zealand hand-sheers record 353 lambs in 9 holes on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Feb 17 On this day in history jean Servais, Belgian actor (Every Man is My Enemy), dies at 65
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' 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 In the year 1976 florence Ballard, member of Diana Ross and the Supremes, dies in Detroit at age 32.
Feb 21 In the year 1976 florence Ballard, rocker (Supremes), dies at 32
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 Owners announce spring training won't open without a labor contract in the year 1976.