Historical Events In 1976
Wednesday, 21 April 2021
Jan 01 In the year 1976 liberty Bell moves to new home behind Independence Hall
Jan 01 NBC replaces the peacock logo on this day in history.
Jan 01 Venezuela nationalizes oil fields on this day in history.
Jan 03 On this day in history mal Evans, Beatles' roadie, dies
Jan 03 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site in the year 1976.
Jan 04 In the year 1976 jan B Cammans, Flemish actor (Brothers Karamazov), dies at 84
Jan 05 In the year 1976 "MacNeil-Lehrer Report" premieres on PBS
Jan 05 Cambodia is renamed "Democratic Kampuchea" in the year 1976.
Jan 05 On this day in history georges E Migot, French composer, dies at 84
Jan 05 Greg Chappell scores 182* at SCG against West Indies in the year 1976.
Jan 05 In the year 1976 halifax born journalist Robert MacNeil teams up with Jim Lehrer to co-host the first MacNeil-Lehrer Report on PBS.
Jan 06 China People's Republic performs nuclear test at Lop Nor People's Republic of China in the year 1976.
Jan 06 Ted Turner purchases Atlanta Braves for reported $12 million on this day in history.
Jan 08 In the year 1976 chou En-lai, China's PM (1949-76), dies of cancer in Beijing at 78
Jan 08 Franklin Mint strikes first gold coins for Netherlands Antilles on this day in history.
Jan 09 On this day in history cW McCall CB song "Convoy" hit #1 on the country music charts
Jan 09 On this day in history ringo releases "Oh My My" in UK
Jan 10 Chester Arthur Burnett, US blues pianist/harmonica player, dies at 65 on this day in history.
Jan 11 In the year 1976 dorothy Hamill wins her 3rd consecutive national figure skating championship
Jan 11 Mervyn Grell, cricketer (Test WI v England 1930, 21 & 13, 0-17), dies on this day in history.
Jan 11 On this day in history military coup in Ecuador, President Guillermo Lara leaves
Jan 11 In the year 1976 uS female Figure Skating championship won by Dorothy Hamill
Jan 11 In the year 1976 uS male Figure Skating championship won by Terry Kubicka
Jan 12 In the year 1976 agatha Christie, mystery writer (10 Little Indians), dies at 85
Jan 12 On this day in history uN Security Council votes 11-1 to seat Palestine Liberation Organization
Jan 13 On this day in history margaret Leighton, Brit actress (Much ado about nothing), dies at 53
Jan 14 On this day in history "The Bionic Woman" with Lindsay Wagner debuts on ABC (later NBC)
Jan 14 In the year 1976 margaret Leighton, actress (Best Man, Go-Between), dies at 53
Jan 14 On this day in history ted Turner becomes CEO of Atlanta Braves
Jan 15 In the year 1976 sara Jane Moore sentenced to life for attempting to shoot President Ford
Jan 15 In the year 1976 uS-German Helios B solar probe launched into solar orbit
Jan 15 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakstan/Semipalatinsk USSR on this day in history.
Jan 16 "Donny & Marie" [Osmond] musical variety show premieres on ABC TV on this day in history.
Jan 17 In the year 1976 "I Write the Songs" by Barry Manilow hits #1