Historical Events In 1976
Thursday, 13 August 2020
Oct 12 In the year 1976 hua Guo-feng succeeds Mao Tse-tung as chairman of Communist Party
Oct 14 Edith Evans, actress (Tom Jones, Scrooge, Chalk Garden), dies at 88 on this day in history.
Oct 14 In the year 1976 soyuz 23 carries 2 to Salyut 6, but returns without docking
Oct 15 In the year 1976 carlo Gambino, US gangster, dies at 74
Oct 15 Ringo releases "A Dose of Rock 'n' Roll" on this day in history.
Oct 15 The first debate of major-ticket VP nominees Mondale (D) vs Dole (R) on this day in history.
Oct 16 Soyuz 23 (Russian) returns to Earth in the year 1976.
Oct 20 70 die as Norwegian tanker Frosta collides with George Prince on this day in history.
Oct 21 American Saul Bellow wins Nobel Prize for Literature in the year 1976.
Oct 23 Leonard Lee, US R&B-singer (Shirley & Lee-I'm Gone), dies at 40 in the year 1976.
Oct 24 First Jewish film and TV festival on this day in history.
Oct 24 On this day in history richard Sturzenegger, composer, dies at 70
Oct 25 In the year 1976 5th Enterprise, approach & lands test (ALT) flight
Oct 25 On this day in history gov Wallace grants full pardon to Clarence Norris, last known survivor of 9 Scottsboro Boys who were convicted in 1931 rape
Oct 25 Raymond Queneau, [M Presle], French writer (Last Days), dies at 73 on this day in history.
Oct 26 On this day in history deryck Victor Cooke, composer, dies at 57
Oct 26 Transkei gains independence, not recognized outside of South Africa in the year 1976.
Oct 26 Trinidad & Tobago becomes a republic in the year 1976.
Oct 30 In the year 1976 jane Pauley becomes news co-anchor of the Today Show
Oct 30 On this day in history rev Joseph Evans elected president of the United Church of Christ
Oct 31 On this day in history linda Watkins, actress (From Hell it Came, Harpy), dies at 68
Nov 01 Oscar Beregi Jr, actor (Young Frankenstein, Panic in City), dies at 58 in the year 1976.
Nov 02 Former Georgia Gov Jimmy Carter (D) defeats incumbent Gerald R Ford (R) in race for Presidency on this day in history.
Nov 02 Jimmy Carter elected as the (38th) US President in the year 1976.
Nov 05 In the year 1976 the latest model of the Sea Cobra helicopter, the AH-1T, was turned over to the Marine Corps from Bell Helicopter Textron for further testing.
Nov 09 Billy Halop, actor (Bert Munson-All in the Family), dies at 56 in the year 1976.
Nov 09 In the year 1976 uN General Assembly condemns apartheid in South Africa
Nov 10 Utah Supreme Court OKs execution of convicted murderer Gary Gilmore in the year 1976.
Nov 11 Alexander Calder, US sculptor, dies at 78 on this day in history.
Nov 12 On this day in history walter Hamor Piston, US composer, dies at 82
Nov 14 In the year 1976 "Don't Step on My Olive Branch" closes at Playhouse NYC after 16 perfs
Nov 15 In the year 1976 jean Gabin, French actor (Quai des Brumes), dies at 72
Nov 17 Victor Alessandro, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.
Nov 18 In the year 1976 man Ray, US artist (Dada), dies at 86