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1976
Ulrike Meinhof as a young journalist (retouched) .jpg
Ulrike Meinhof is found hanged in her cell in the Stuttgart-Stammheim prison .
Portrait of Mao Zedong on Tiananmen
With the death of Mao Zedong , the Cultural Revolution in the People's Republic of China ends .
Hector Pieterson Memorial
Soweto uprising against apartheid in South Africa ( Hector Pieterson Memorial )
Kakuei Tanaka
The Lockheed scandal resulted in many resignations internationally, including Kakuei Tanaka , Prime Minister of Japan .
1976 in other calendars
From urbe condita 2729
Armenian calendar 1424-1425
Ethiopian calendar 1968-1969
Badi calendar 132-133
Bengali calendar 1382-1383
Berber calendar 2926
Buddhist calendar 2520
Burmese calendar 1338
Byzantine calendar 7484-7485
Chinese calendar
 - era 4672-4673 or
4612-4613
 - 60 year cycle

Wooden rabbit (乙卯, 52) -
fire dragon (丙辰, 53)

French
revolution calendar
CLXXXIV - CLXXXV
184-185
Hebrew calendar 5736-5737
Hindu calendar
 - Vikram Sambat 2032-2033
 - Shaka Samvat 1898-1899
Iranian calendar 1354-1355
Islamic calendar 1395-1397
Japanese calendar
 - Nengō (era): Shōwa 51
 - Kōki 2636
Coptic calendar 1692-1693
Korean calendar
 - Dangun era 4309
 - Juche era 65
Minguo calendar 65
Modern Olympics XXI
Seleucid calendar 2287-2288
Thai solar calendar 2519

In 1976 , Mao Zedong's long dictatorial rule ended with his death in September. In Germany, after the federal election on October 3, Helmut Schmidt remains Federal Chancellor of an SPD-FDP coalition . In the USA, Jimmy Carter is elected as the new president . In the summer the national team of Czechoslovakia becomes European football champions .

events

Annual dedications

Politics and world events

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business

  • April 1: Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak found Apple .
  • April 21: With Bagger 285 , the first example of a new generation of bucket wheel excavators with conveying capacities of more than 200,000 m³ / day is put into operation in the Rhenish lignite mining district, which doubles the output of previous devices.
  • May 4th: During the transition phase in Spain , the first edition of the Spanish daily El País is published.

science and technology

Culture

Sports

For entries of athletics world records, see the respective discipline under athletics .

Disasters

  • January 24: Earthquake near Muradiye , Turkey , kills approx. 3,850
  • February 4: Earthquake in Guatemala , hundreds of tremors, more than 23,000 dead
  • March 6: An Ilyushin IL-18D of Aeroflot crashes near Voronezh from 9,000 meters due to a compass and autopilot failure. 127 dead, seven of them on the ground.
  • May 6: earthquake measuring 6.5 in Italy , killing around 1,000
The rupture of the Teton Dam

Born

January

Danilo Di Luca

February

Nicolas Vouilloz

March

  • 0March 1st: Alex Debón , Spanish motorcycle racer
  • 0March 1st: Kamau , Brazilian rapper, mathematician and professional skateboarder
Mario D. Richardt
Roxanne Hall
Wladimir Klitschko

April

Samu Haber
  • 0April 2nd: Samu Haber , Finnish singer and songwriter
  • 0April 2nd: Lucy Diakovska , Bulgarian pop and musical singer
  • 0April 4th: Nils Brunkhorst , German actor and singer
  • 0April 4: Patrick Dewayne , German actor, musician, presenter, business journalist and non-fiction author
  • 0April 4th: Emerson , Brazilian soccer player
  • 0April 4: Elvir Rahimić , Bosnian-Herzegovinian football player
Daniel Caspary
  • 0April 4th: Daniel Caspary , German politician and member of the EU Parliament
  • 0April 5: Kai Michalke , German soccer player
  • 0April 5: Alias , American rapper († 2018)
  • 0April 5: Kim Collins , St. Kitts and Nevis Islands track and field athlete
Fernando Morientes
Ruth Moschner

May

Sabina Hank
Sandra Nasić

June

Georg Friedrich Prince of Prussia

July

Ruud van Nistelrooy
Lars Ricken
Diane Kruger
Benedict Cumberbatch
Judit Polgár

August

Kati Wilhelm

September

Jada Fire
Feleknas Uca
Ronaldo
Michael Ballack

October

Alicia Silverstone
Ryan Reynolds

November

Daniel Bahr
Judith Holofernes

December

Mark Boucher
Armin van Buuren
Sabine Heinrich

Day unknown

Died

January

Agatha Christie († January 12)
Blandine Ebinger and Friedrich Hollaender

February

Werner Heisenberg

March

  • 0March 1: Aloys Lenz , German politician and Member of the Bundestag (* 1910)
  • 0March 2: Adolf Maurer , Swiss theologian and poet (* 1883)

April

Max Ernst († April 1) with Federal Chancellor Willy Brandt (1972)

May

Martin Heidegger

June

July

Gustav Heinemann († July 7th)
  • July 30th: Rudolf Karl Bultmann , philosopher, Protestant theologian, New Testament scholar (* 1884)

August

September

October

November

Gottfried von Cramm (left) with Irish tennis player George Lyttelton Rogers, 1932

December

Day unknown

Nobel Prizes

music

Footnotes

  1. see also en: United States Bicentennial
  2. Printed matter 14/685 of the German Bundestag from March 23, 1999, page 10 (PDF; 618 kB)

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