Historical Events In 1976
Wednesday, 17 August 2022
Oct 12 On this day in history hua Guo-feng succeeds Mao Tse-tung as chairman of Communist Party
Oct 14 On this day in history edith Evans, actress (Tom Jones, Scrooge, Chalk Garden), dies at 88
Oct 14 Soyuz 23 carries 2 to Salyut 6, but returns without docking on this day in history.
Oct 15 Carlo Gambino, US gangster, dies at 74 in the year 1976.
Oct 15 Ringo releases "A Dose of Rock 'n' Roll" in the year 1976.
Oct 15 In the year 1976 the first debate of major-ticket VP nominees Mondale (D) vs Dole (R)
Oct 16 In the year 1976 soyuz 23 (Russian) returns to Earth
Oct 20 70 die as Norwegian tanker Frosta collides with George Prince in the year 1976.
Oct 21 American Saul Bellow wins Nobel Prize for Literature on this day in history.
Oct 23 Leonard Lee, US R&B-singer (Shirley & Lee-I'm Gone), dies at 40 on this day in history.
Oct 24 On this day in history first Jewish film and TV festival
Oct 24 In the year 1976 richard Sturzenegger, composer, dies at 70
Oct 25 In the year 1976 5th Enterprise, approach & lands test (ALT) flight
Oct 25 In the year 1976 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 Deryck Victor Cooke, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.
Oct 26 Transkei gains independence, not recognized outside of South Africa on this day in history.
Oct 26 Trinidad & Tobago becomes a republic in the year 1976.
Oct 30 Jane Pauley becomes news co-anchor of the Today Show on this day in history.
Oct 30 Rev Joseph Evans elected president of the United Church of Christ in the year 1976.
Oct 31 In the year 1976 linda Watkins, actress (From Hell it Came, Harpy), dies at 68
Nov 01 On this day in history oscar Beregi Jr, actor (Young Frankenstein, Panic in City), dies at 58
Nov 02 Former Georgia Gov Jimmy Carter (D) defeats incumbent Gerald R Ford (R) in race for Presidency in the year 1976.
Nov 02 Jimmy Carter elected as the (38th) US President on this day in history.
Nov 05 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 in the year 1976.
Nov 09 Billy Halop, actor (Bert Munson-All in the Family), dies at 56 in the year 1976.
Nov 09 On this day in history uN General Assembly condemns apartheid in South Africa
Nov 10 In the year 1976 utah Supreme Court OKs execution of convicted murderer Gary Gilmore
Nov 11 On this day in history alexander Calder, US sculptor, dies at 78
Nov 12 Walter Hamor Piston, US composer, dies at 82 on this day in history.
Nov 14 "Don't Step on My Olive Branch" closes at Playhouse NYC after 16 perfs on this day in history.
Nov 15 Jean Gabin, French actor (Quai des Brumes), dies at 72 in the year 1976.
Nov 17 Victor Alessandro, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.
Nov 18 On this day in history man Ray, US artist (Dada), dies at 86