1976


1976
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1940s  1950s  1960s  – 1970s –  1980s  1990s  2000s
Years: 1973 1974 197519761977 1978 1979
1976 by topic:
Subject
ArchaeologyArchitectureArtAviation – Awards – ComicsFilmHome videoLiterature (Poetry) – Meteorology – Music (Country, Metal) – Rail transportRadioScience – Spaceflight – SportsTelevisionVideo gaming
By country
AustraliaCanada – People's Republic of China – Ecuador – France – Germany – Greece – IndiaIreland – Israel – Italy – Japan – LuxembourgMalaysia – Mexico – New ZealandNorwayPakistan – Philippines – SingaporeSouth Africa– Soviet Union – UK – USA
Leaders
Sovereign statesState leadersReligious leaders – Law
Birth and death categories
Births – Deaths
Establishments and disestablishments categories
Establishments – Disestablishments
Works and introductions categories
Works – Introductions
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1976 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1976
MCMLXXVI
Ab urbe condita 2729
Armenian calendar 1425
ԹՎ ՌՆԻԵ
Assyrian calendar 6726
Bahá'í calendar 132 – 133
Bengali calendar 1383
Berber calendar 2926
British Regnal year 24 Eliz. 2 – 25 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar 2520
Burmese calendar 1338
Byzantine calendar 7484 – 7485
Chinese calendar 乙卯年十二月初一日
(4612/4672-12-1)
— to —
丙辰年十一月十一日
(4613/4673-11-11)
Coptic calendar 1692 – 1693
Ethiopian calendar 1968 – 1969
Hebrew calendar 5736 – 5737
Hindu calendars
 - Bikram Samwat 2032 – 2033
 - Shaka Samvat 1898 – 1899
 - Kali Yuga 5077 – 5078
Holocene calendar 11976
Iranian calendar 1354 – 1355
Islamic calendar 1395 – 1397
Japanese calendar Shōwa 51
(昭和51年)
Korean calendar 4309
Minguo calendar ROC 65
民國65年
Thai solar calendar 2519
Unix time 189302400 – 220924799
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Year 1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. It was also the 1976th year of the Common Era, the 976th year of the 2nd millennium, the 76th year of the 20th century, and the 7th year of the 1970s. In Europe the summer of this year was particularly long, warm and dry.

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Italian tall ship Amerigo Vespucci in New York Harbor during the United States Bicentennial celebration.

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  • Random Breath Testing introduced in Victoria (Australia)
  • The first laser printer is introduced by IBM (the IBM 3800).
  • California's sodomy law is repealed.
  • The term memetics is first proposed by Richard Dawkins in his book The Selfish Gene.
  • Diffie-Hellman cryptography is proposed.
  • Plans to move the Nigerian capital from Lagos to Abuja are approved.
  • The New Jersey State Legislature passes legislation legalizing casinos in the shore town of Atlantic City commencing in 1978. After signing the bill into law, Governor Brendan Byrne declares "The mob is not welcome in New Jersey!" referring to the Mafia's influence at casinos in Nevada.
  • The Early Academic Outreach Program (EAOP) was established by the University of California (UC) in response to the State Legislature's recommendation to expand post-secondary opportunities to all of California’s students including those who are first-generation, socioeconomically disadvantaged, and English-language learners.[2]

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Howard Hughes

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Nobel Prizes

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In fiction

References

  1. ^ http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/4535661.stm
  2. ^ University of California EAOP, 2003 in Review. University of California, 2009-10 Budget for Current Operations Budget Detail, as Presented to the Regents for Approval.

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