Historical Events In 1976
Wednesday, 20 October 2021
Oct 12 In the year 1976 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 On this day in history soyuz 23 carries 2 to Salyut 6, but returns without docking
Oct 15 Carlo Gambino, US gangster, dies at 74 in the year 1976.
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 on this day in history.
Oct 20 70 die as Norwegian tanker Frosta collides with George Prince in the year 1976.
Oct 21 On this day in history american Saul Bellow wins Nobel Prize for Literature
Oct 23 In the year 1976 leonard Lee, US R&B-singer (Shirley & Lee-I'm Gone), dies at 40
Oct 24 First Jewish film and TV festival in the year 1976.
Oct 24 Richard Sturzenegger, composer, dies at 70 in the year 1976.
Oct 25 On this day in history 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 In the year 1976 raymond Queneau, [M Presle], French writer (Last Days), dies at 73
Oct 26 In the year 1976 deryck Victor Cooke, composer, dies at 57
Oct 26 On this day in history transkei gains independence, not recognized outside of South Africa
Oct 26 Trinidad & Tobago becomes a republic on this day in history.
Oct 30 On this day in history jane Pauley becomes news co-anchor of the Today Show
Oct 30 In the year 1976 rev Joseph Evans elected president of the United Church of Christ
Oct 31 Linda Watkins, actress (From Hell it Came, Harpy), dies at 68 in the year 1976.
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 In the year 1976 jimmy Carter elected as the (38th) US President
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 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1976.
Nov 12 In the year 1976 walter Hamor Piston, US composer, dies at 82
Nov 14 On this day in history "Don't Step on My Olive Branch" closes at Playhouse NYC after 16 perfs
Nov 15 Jean Gabin, French actor (Quai des Brumes), dies at 72 on this day in history.
Nov 17 On this day in history victor Alessandro, composer, dies at 60
Nov 18 Man Ray, US artist (Dada), dies at 86 on this day in history.