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.
- May 24, 1976 – The London to Washington, D.C., Concorde service begins.
- July 17, 1976 – The opening of the Summer Olympics in Montreal is marred by 25 African teams boycotting the New Zealand team.
- 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.
- September 6, 1976 – Cold War: Soviet Air Force pilot Lieutenant Viktor Belenko lands a Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-25 jet fighter at Hakodate on the island of Hokkaidō in Japan and requests political asylum in the United States; his request is granted.
- September 10, 1976 – A British Airways Hawker Siddeley Trident and an Inex-Adria DC-9 collide near Zagreb, Yugoslavia, killing 176.
- September 19, 1976 – Turkish Airlines Flight 452 hits the Taurus Mountains, outskirt of Karatepe, Osmaniye, Turkey, killing all 154 passengers and crew.
- September 21, 1976 – Orlando Letelier is assassinated in Washington, D.C. He is a member of the Chilean socialist government of Salvador Allende, overthrown in 1973 by Augusto Pinochet.
- October 6, 1976 – Massacre of students gathering at Thammasat University in Bangkok, Thailand, to protest the return of ex-dictator Thanom, by a coalition of right-wing paramilitary and government forces, triggering the return of the military to government.
- October 11, 1976 – George Washington’s appointment, posthumously, to the grade of General of the Armies by congressional joint resolution Public Law 94-479 is approved by President Gerald R. Ford.
Who Were Born On 1976?
- January 9, 1976 – Radek Bonk, Czech ice hockey player
- February 2, 1976 – James Hickman, English swimmer
- March 10, 1976 – Barbara Schett, Austrian tennis player and sportscaster
- March 17, 1976 – Cynthia Daniel, American actress and photographer
- March 25, 1976 – Baek Ji-young, South Korean singer
- May 25, 1976 – Sandra Nasić, German singer (Guano Apes)
- August 29, 1976 – Stephen Carr, Irish footballer
- September 27, 1976 – Francesco Totti, Italian footballer
- November 7, 1976 – Melyssa Ford, Canadian model and actress
- November 13, 1976 – Hiroshi Tanahashi, Japanese wrestler