Historical Events In 1976
Sunday, 26 September 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 Mal Evans, Beatles' roadie, dies in the year 1976.
Jan 03 On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
Jan 04 Jan B Cammans, Flemish actor (Brothers Karamazov), dies at 84 on this day in history.
Jan 05 On this day in history "MacNeil-Lehrer Report" premieres on PBS
Jan 05 On this day in history cambodia is renamed "Democratic Kampuchea"
Jan 05 In the year 1976 georges E Migot, French composer, dies at 84
Jan 05 On this day in history greg Chappell scores 182* at SCG against West Indies
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 On this day in history 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 Ringo releases "Oh My My" in UK in the year 1976.
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 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 US male Figure Skating championship won by Terry Kubicka on this day in history.
Jan 12 In the year 1976 agatha Christie, mystery writer (10 Little Indians), dies at 85
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 On this day in history ted Turner becomes CEO of Atlanta Braves
Jan 15 On this day in history sara Jane Moore sentenced to life for attempting to shoot President Ford
Jan 15 On this day in history uS-German Helios B solar probe launched into solar orbit
Jan 15 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakstan/Semipalatinsk USSR in the year 1976.
Jan 16 In the year 1976 "Donny & Marie" [Osmond] musical variety show premieres on ABC TV
Jan 17 On this day in history "I Write the Songs" by Barry Manilow hits #1