Historical Events In 1976
Tuesday, 22 June 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 on this day in history.
Jul 16 On this day in history rock duo Loggins & Messina break-up after 6 years
Jul 17 On this day in history 21st modern Olympic games opens in Montréal
Jul 18 On this day in history thiokol conducts 2-min firing of space shuttle's SRB at Brigham, Ut
Jul 19 Gene Roth, actor (Rosie, Tormented, Nightfall), dies at 73 on this day in history.
Jul 19 Rock group Deep Purple disbands in the year 1976.
Jul 20 On the seventh anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing, the Viking 1 lander, an unmanned U.S. planetary probe on this day in history.
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 in the year 1976.
Jul 21 Christopher Ewart-Biggs Brit ambassador to Ireland is assassinated in the year 1976.
Jul 21 On this day in history christopher Ewart-Biggs, British ambassador to Ireland, assassinated
Jul 21 In the year 1976 the first outbreak of "Legionnaire's Disease" kills 29 in Phila
Jul 22 In the year 1976 "Let My People Come" opens at Morosco Theater NYC for 106 performances
Jul 23 In the year 1976 wilhelmina Von Bremen, 4X100 relay sprinter (Oly-gold-32), dies at 64
Jul 23 In the year 1976 wings release "Let 'em In"
Jul 27 8.2 Tangshan earthquake kills estimated 240,000 Chinese on this day in history.
Jul 27 On this day in history ray Brennan becomes first to, die of "Legionnaire's Disease"
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 Eldon Joersz & Geo Morgan set world air speed record of 3,530 kph on this day in history.
Jul 28 Jacob Soetendorp, rabbi, dies at 62 in the year 1976.
Jul 28 Tangshan earthquake in China killing 242,769-655,000 people on this day in history.
Jul 28 Tangshan earthquake in China killing 655,000 people on this day in history.
Jul 30 Japanese beat Russian for Olympic gold in woman's volleyball in the year 1976.
Aug 01 In the year 1976 trinidad and Tobago independence
Aug 02 In the year 1976 fritz Lang, director (Cloak & Dagger, Metropolis), dies at 85
Aug 04 Enrique Angelelli, Argentine bishop on this day in history.
Aug 05 In the year 1976 adrian Roland Holst, poet (Past the Roads), dies at 88
Aug 06 In the year 1976 gregor Piatigorsky, Russian cellist, dies at 73
Aug 07 On this day in history cecil Weston, actor (Dude Ranch, Huckleberry Finn), dies at 86
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 on this day in history.
Aug 08 John Roselli, hired by CIA to kill Castro, found murdered in the year 1976.