Historical Events In 1976
Saturday, 16 January 2021
Jan 01 Liberty Bell moves to new home behind Independence Hall on this day in history.
Jan 01 On this day in history nBC replaces the peacock logo
Jan 01 On this day in history venezuela nationalizes oil fields
Jan 03 In the year 1976 mal Evans, Beatles' roadie, dies
Jan 03 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.
Jan 04 Jan B Cammans, Flemish actor (Brothers Karamazov), dies at 84 on this day in history.
Jan 05 "MacNeil-Lehrer Report" premieres on PBS on this day in history.
Jan 05 Cambodia is renamed "Democratic Kampuchea" in the year 1976.
Jan 05 Georges E Migot, French composer, dies at 84 on this day in history.
Jan 05 Greg Chappell scores 182* at SCG against West Indies in the year 1976.
Jan 05 On this day in history halifax born journalist Robert MacNeil teams up with Jim Lehrer to co-host the first MacNeil-Lehrer Report on PBS.
Jan 06 In the year 1976 china People's Republic performs nuclear test at Lop Nor People's Republic of China
Jan 06 On this day in history ted Turner purchases Atlanta Braves for reported $12 million
Jan 08 Chou En-lai, China's PM (1949-76), dies of cancer in Beijing at 78 in the year 1976.
Jan 08 In the year 1976 franklin Mint strikes first gold coins for Netherlands Antilles
Jan 09 CW McCall CB song "Convoy" hit #1 on the country music charts in the year 1976.
Jan 09 On this day in history ringo releases "Oh My My" in UK
Jan 10 In the year 1976 chester Arthur Burnett, US blues pianist/harmonica player, dies at 65
Jan 11 On this day in history 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 Military coup in Ecuador, President Guillermo Lara leaves on this day in history.
Jan 11 US female Figure Skating championship won by Dorothy Hamill in the year 1976.
Jan 11 US male Figure Skating championship won by Terry Kubicka on this day in history.
Jan 12 Agatha Christie, mystery writer (10 Little Indians), dies at 85 in the year 1976.
Jan 12 In the year 1976 uN Security Council votes 11-1 to seat Palestine Liberation Organization
Jan 13 Margaret Leighton, Brit actress (Much ado about nothing), dies at 53 on this day in history.
Jan 14 In the year 1976 "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 Ted Turner becomes CEO of Atlanta Braves on this day in history.
Jan 15 In the year 1976 sara Jane Moore sentenced to life for attempting to shoot President Ford
Jan 15 US-German Helios B solar probe launched into solar orbit on this day in history.
Jan 15 In the year 1976 uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakstan/Semipalatinsk USSR
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