Historical Events In 1976
Wednesday, 20 October 2021
Jul 15 On this day in history paul William Gallico, writer, dies at 78
Jul 16 Carmelo Soria, Spanish diplomat assassinated in 1976 by the Chilean DINA in the year 1976.
Jul 16 In the year 1976 rock duo Loggins & Messina break-up after 6 years
Jul 17 21st modern Olympic games opens in Montréal in the year 1976.
Jul 18 In the year 1976 thiokol conducts 2-min firing of space shuttle's SRB at Brigham, Ut
Jul 19 On this day in history gene Roth, actor (Rosie, Tormented, Nightfall), dies at 73
Jul 19 On this day in history rock group Deep Purple disbands
Jul 20 On the seventh anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing, the Viking 1 lander, an unmanned U.S. planetary probe in the year 1976.
Jul 20 Tom Lowry, cricketer (early New Zealand Test captain), dies on this day in history.
Jul 20 US Viking 1 lands on Mars at Chryse Planitia, first Martian landing on this day in history.
Jul 21 Christopher Ewart-Biggs Brit ambassador to Ireland is assassinated in the year 1976.
Jul 21 In the year 1976 christopher Ewart-Biggs, British ambassador to Ireland, assassinated
Jul 21 The first outbreak of "Legionnaire's Disease" kills 29 in Phila on this day in history.
Jul 22 "Let My People Come" opens at Morosco Theater NYC for 106 performances in the year 1976.
Jul 23 Wilhelmina Von Bremen, 4X100 relay sprinter (Oly-gold-32), dies at 64 on this day in history.
Jul 23 Wings release "Let 'em In" in the year 1976.
Jul 27 8.2 Tangshan earthquake kills estimated 240,000 Chinese on this day in history.
Jul 27 Ray Brennan becomes first to, die of "Legionnaire's Disease" on this day in history.
Jul 27 In the year 1976 ray Brennan, becomes 1st to, die of "Legionnaire's Disease"
Jul 28 In the year 1976 242,000 die in Tientsin-Tangshan (China) 8.2 earthquake
Jul 28 On this day in history eldon Joersz & Geo Morgan set world air speed record of 3,530 kph
Jul 28 In the year 1976 jacob Soetendorp, rabbi, dies at 62
Jul 28 In the year 1976 tangshan earthquake in China killing 242,769-655,000 people
Jul 28 Tangshan earthquake in China killing 655,000 people in the year 1976.
Jul 30 Japanese beat Russian for Olympic gold in woman's volleyball on this day in history.
Aug 01 On this day in history trinidad and Tobago independence
Aug 02 In the year 1976 fritz Lang, director (Cloak & Dagger, Metropolis), dies at 85
Aug 04 In the year 1976 enrique Angelelli, Argentine bishop
Aug 05 Adrian Roland Holst, poet (Past the Roads), dies at 88 in the year 1976.
Aug 06 Gregor Piatigorsky, Russian cellist, dies at 73 in the year 1976.
Aug 07 Cecil Weston, actor (Dude Ranch, Huckleberry Finn), dies at 86 on this day in history.
Aug 07 In the year 1976 scientists in Pasadena, Calif, announce Viking I found strongest indications to date of possible life on Mars
Aug 07 US Viking 2 goes into Martian orbit after 11-month flight from Earth in the year 1976.
Aug 08 On this day in history john Roselli, hired by CIA to kill Castro, found murdered