The next time you can reuse this calendar will be on year 2032. Both calendars will be exactly the same! This is assuming you are not interested in the dates for Easter and other irregular holidays that are based on a solar cycle.
April 4 (4/4), June 6 (6/6), August 8 (8/8), October 10 (10/10), December 12 (12/12), and the last day of February always fall on the same day of the week in any given year. This is called the ‘Doomsday rule’. Check these dates using the full 12-month calendar below to verify.
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Historical Events Of 1976
- January 31, 1976 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Fire Dragon in Chinese astrology.
- April 4, 1976 – Prince Norodom Sihanouk resigns as leader of Cambodia and is placed under house arrest.
- June 29, 1976 – The Seychelles become independent from the United Kingdom.
- July 18, 1976 – Nadia Comăneci becomes the first person in Olympic Games history to score a perfect 10 in gymnastics at the 1976 Summer Olympics.
- July 22, 1976 – Japan completes its last reparation to the Philippines for war crimes committed during imperial Japan’s conquest of the country in the Second World War.
- July 28, 1976 – The Tangshan earthquake measuring between 7.8 and 8.2 moment magnitude flattens Tangshan in the People’s Republic of China, killing 242,769 and injuring 164,851.
- August 18, 1976 – In the Korean Demilitarized Zone at Panmunjom, the Axe murder incident results in the death of two US soldiers.
- August 21, 1976 – Operation Paul Bunyan at Panmunjom, South Korea.
- October 13, 1976 – The first electron micrograph of an Ebola viral particle is obtained by Dr. F. A. Murphy, now at U.C. Davis, who was then working at the C.D.C.
- December 15, 1976 – The oil tanker MV Argo Merchant runs aground near Nantucket, Massachusetts, causing one of the worst marine oil spills in history.
Who Were Born On 1976?
- February 10, 1976 – Carmelo Imbriani, Italian footballer and coach (d. 2013)
- February 29, 1976 – Ja Rule, American rapper and actor
- March 8, 1976 – Ryan Freel, American baseball player (d. 2012)
- March 25, 1976 – Francie Bellew, Irish footballer
- June 15, 1976 – Gary Lightbody, Irish singer-songwriter and guitarist (Snow Patrol, Listen.. Tanks!, Tired Pony, and The Reindeer Section)
- August 11, 1976 – Iván Córdoba, Colombian footballer and manager
- September 22, 1976 – Martin Solveig, French DJ and producer
- November 5, 1976 – Mr. Fastfinger, Finnish guitarist
- December 30, 1976 – Kastro, American rapper (Outlawz)
- December 31, 1976 – Matthew Hoggard, English cricketer