Historical Events In 1976
Tuesday, 09 August 2022
Jul 15 Paul William Gallico, writer, dies at 78 on this day in history.
Jul 16 Carmelo Soria, Spanish diplomat assassinated in 1976 by the Chilean DINA in the year 1976.
Jul 16 Rock duo Loggins & Messina break-up after 6 years on this day in history.
Jul 17 In the year 1976 21st modern Olympic games opens in Montréal
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 Rock group Deep Purple disbands on this day in history.
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 in the year 1976.
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 on this day in history.
Jul 21 Christopher Ewart-Biggs, British ambassador to Ireland, assassinated on this day in history.
Jul 21 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 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 In the year 1976 8.2 Tangshan earthquake kills estimated 240,000 Chinese
Jul 27 On this day in history ray Brennan becomes first to, die of "Legionnaire's Disease"
Jul 27 Ray Brennan, becomes 1st to, die of "Legionnaire's Disease" on this day in history.
Jul 28 242,000 die in Tientsin-Tangshan (China) 8.2 earthquake on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1976 japanese beat Russian for Olympic gold in woman's volleyball
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 On this day in history cecil Weston, actor (Dude Ranch, Huckleberry Finn), dies at 86
Aug 07 Scientists in Pasadena, Calif, announce Viking I found strongest indications to date of possible life on Mars in the year 1976.
Aug 07 US Viking 2 goes into Martian orbit after 11-month flight from Earth in the year 1976.
Aug 08 John Roselli, hired by CIA to kill Castro, found murdered on this day in history.