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1976 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1976
MCMLXXVI
Ab urbe condita 2729
Armenian calendar 1425
ԹՎ ՌՆԻԵ
Assyrian calendar 6726
Bahá'í calendar 132–133
Balinese saka calendar 1897–1898
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(Wood  Rabbit)
4672 or 4612
     to 
丙辰年 (Fire  Dragon)
4673 or 4613
Coptic calendar 1692–1693
Discordian calendar 3142
Ethiopian calendar 1968–1969
Hebrew calendar 5736–5737
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2032–2033
 - Shaka Samvat 1897–1898
 - Kali Yuga 5076–5077
Holocene calendar 11976
Igbo calendar 976–977
Iranian calendar 1354–1355
Islamic calendar 1395–1397
Japanese calendar Shōwa 51
(昭和51年)
Javanese calendar 1907–1908
Juche calendar 65
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4309
Minguo calendar ROC 65
民國65年
Nanakshahi calendar 508
Thai solar calendar 2519
Tibetan calendar 阴木兔年
(female Wood-Rabbit)
2102 or 1721 or 949
     to 
阳火龙年
(male Fire-Dragon)
2103 or 1722 or 950
Unix time 189302400 – 220924799

1976 ( MCMLXXVI ) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar , the 1976th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 976th year of the 2nd millennium , the 76th year of the 20th century , and the 7th year of the 1970s decade.

Roman numerals Numbers in the Roman numeral system

Roman numerals are a numeral system that originated in ancient Rome and remained the usual way of writing numbers throughout Europe well into the Late Middle Ages. Numbers in this system are represented by combinations of letters from the Latin alphabet. Modern usage employs seven symbols, each with a fixed integer value:

A leap year is a calendar year containing one additional day added to keep the calendar year synchronized with the astronomical or seasonal year. Because seasons and astronomical events do not repeat in a whole number of days, calendars that have the same number of days in each year drift over time with respect to the event that the year is supposed to track. By inserting an additional day or month into the year, the drift can be corrected. A year that is not a leap year is called a common year.

A leap year starting on Thursday is any year with 366 days that begins on Thursday 1 January, and ends on Friday 31 December. Its dominical letters hence are DC, such as the years 1880, 1920, 1948, 1976, 2004, 2032, 2060, and 2088, in the Gregorian calendar or, likewise, 1988, 2016, and 2044 in the obsolete Julian calendar. Any leap year that starts on Monday, Wednesday or Thursday has two Friday the 13ths. This leap year contains two Friday the 13ths in February and August.

Contents

Events

January

Cray-1 Supercomputer manufactured by Cray Research

The Cray-1 was a supercomputer designed, manufactured and marketed by Cray Research. Announced in 1975, the first Cray-1 system was installed at Los Alamos National Laboratory in 1976. Eventually, over 100 Cray-1's were sold, making it one of the most successful supercomputers in history. It is perhaps best known for its unique shape, a relatively small C-shaped cabinet with a ring of benches around the outside covering the power supplies.

Supercomputer Extremely powerful computer for its era

A supercomputer is a computer with a high level of performance compared to a general-purpose computer. The performance of a supercomputer is commonly measured in floating-point operations per second (FLOPS) instead of million instructions per second (MIPS). Since 2017, there are supercomputers which can perform over a hundred quadrillion FLOPS. Since November 2017, all of the world's fastest 500 supercomputers run Linux-based operating systems. Additional research is being conducted in China, the United States, the European Union, Taiwan and Japan to build even faster, more powerful and more technologically superior exascale supercomputers.

Seymour Cray Applied mathematician, computer scientist, and electrical engineer

Seymour Roger Cray was an American electrical engineer and supercomputer architect who designed a series of computers that were the fastest in the world for decades, and founded Cray Research which built many of these machines. Called "the father of supercomputing", Cray has been credited with creating the supercomputer industry. Joel S. Birnbaum, then chief technology officer of Hewlett-Packard, said of him: "It seems impossible to exaggerate the effect he had on the industry; many of the things that high performance computers now do routinely were at the farthest edge of credibility when Seymour envisioned them." Larry Smarr, then director of the National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the University of Illinois said that Cray is "the Thomas Edison of the supercomputing industry."

February

1976 Winter Olympics 12th edition of Winter Olympics, held in Innsbruck (Austria) in 1976

The 1976 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XII Olympic Winter Games, were a winter multi-sport event which was celebrated February 4–15, 1976 in Innsbruck, Austria. It was the second time the Tyrolean city hosted the Games, which were awarded to Innsbruck after Denver, the original host city, withdrew in 1972.

Innsbruck Capital city of Tyrol, Austria

Innsbruck is the capital city of Tyrol in western Austria and the fifth-largest city in Austria. It is in the Inn valley, at its junction with the Wipp valley, which provides access to the Brenner Pass some 30 km (18.6 mi) to the south.

1976 Guatemala earthquake February 1976 earthquake in Guatemala

The 1976 Guatemala earthquake struck on February 4 at 03:01:43 local time with a moment magnitude of 7.5. The shock was centered on the Motagua Fault, about 160 km northeast of Guatemala City at a depth of 5 kilometers (3.1 mi) near the town of Los Amates in the department of Izabal.

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July

Italian tall ship Amerigo Vespucci in New York Harbor during the United States Bicentennial celebration. Amerigo vespucci 1976 nyc aufgetakelt.jpg
Italian tall ship Amerigo Vespucci in New York Harbor during the United States Bicentennial celebration.

August

September

October

October 4: The InterCity 125 high-speed train is introduced in the UK; services begin two days later. British Rail Class 43 at Chesterfield.jpg
October 4: The InterCity 125 high-speed train is introduced in the UK; services begin two days later.

November

December

Date unknown

Births

Births
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January

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Paz Vega
Johnny Yong Bosch Johnny Yong Bosch.jpg
Johnny Yong Bosch
Jenny Lewis Jenny Lewis.JPG
Jenny Lewis
Emma Bunton Emma Bunton at Heart Live Christmas 2016.jpg
Emma Bunton
Andy Milonakis Andy Milonakis by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Andy Milonakis

February

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Lori Beth Denberg
Isla Fisher Isla Fisher 2013.jpg
Isla Fisher
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Tony Jaa
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Janet Varney
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Kelly Macdonald
Rashida Jones Rashida Jones May 2017.jpg
Rashida Jones

March

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Freddie Prinze Jr.
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Danny Masterson
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Chester Bennington
Rachael MacFarlane Rachael MacFarlane by Gage Skidmore 2.jpg
Rachael MacFarlane
Reese Witherspoon Reese Witherspoon at TIFF 2014.jpg
Reese Witherspoon
Peyton Manning Peyton Manning by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Peyton Manning
Ayako Kawasumi Ayako Kawasumi 20060805 Otakon 02.jpg
Ayako Kawasumi

April

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Troy Baker
David Oyelowo David Oyelowo Golden Globes.jpg
David Oyelowo
Candace Cameron Bure Candace Cameron Bure by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Candace Cameron Bure
Glenn Howerton Glenn Howerton by Gage Skidmore 3.jpg
Glenn Howerton
Jonathan Brandis Jonathan Brandis Wiki.jpg
Jonathan Brandis
Melissa Joan Hart Melissa Joan Hart 2011.jpg
Melissa Joan Hart
Wyatt Cenac Wyatt Cenac Earth launch Shankbone.jpg
Wyatt Cenac
Joey Lawrence Melissa Joan Hart and Joey Lawrence March of Dimes 414 (5673496652) (cropped).jpg
Joey Lawrence

May

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Anza
Michele Frangilli Michele Frangilli 001.jpg
Michele Frangilli
Nadine Heredia Nadine Heredia.jpg
Nadine Heredia
Colin Farrell Colin Farrell by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Colin Farrell

June

Queen 'Masenate Mohato Seeiso Queen 'Masenate Mohato Seeiso.jpg
Queen 'Masenate Mohato Seeiso
Alexei Navalny FEV 6460 (cropped1) (cropped).jpg
Alexei Navalny
Emilie-Claire Barlow Emilie-Claire Barlow 2015 Zipolite 03 (29739310195).jpg
Emilie-Claire Barlow
Lindsay Davenport Davenport 2013 (cropped).jpg
Lindsay Davenport
Blake Shelton Blake Shelton July 2017 (cropped).jpg
Blake Shelton
Ryan Hurst Ryan Hurst in 2017.jpg
Ryan Hurst
Juliano Belletti Belletti 2018.jpg
Juliano Belletti
Alexander Zakharchenko 2014-12-27. Aleksandr Zakharchenko.jpg
Alexander Zakharchenko

July

Gino D'Acampo Gino D'Acampo 2012.jpg
Gino D'Acampo
Berenice Bejo Berenice Bejo Cannes 2016.jpg
Bérénice Bejo
Fred Savage FredSavage1989.jpg
Fred Savage
Adrian Grenier Adrian Grenier June 2014.jpg
Adrian Grenier
Diane Kruger Diane Kruger Cannes 2017.jpg
Diane Kruger
Gabriel Iglesias Gabriel Iglesias 01.jpg
Gabriel Iglesias
Luke Bryan LukeBryanApr10.jpg
Luke Bryan
Elsa Pataky Elsa Pataky Cannes cropped.jpg
Elsa Pataky
Benedict Cumberbatch Benedict Cumberbatch by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Benedict Cumberbatch

August

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Iván Duque Márquez
Sam Worthington Sam Worthington 4, 2013.jpg
Sam Worthington
Soleil Moon Frye Soleilmoonfrye.jpg
Soleil Moon Frye
Will Friedle Will Friedle by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Will Friedle
Alexander Skarsgard Alexander Skarsgard (29485267411) (cropped).jpg
Alexander Skarsgård
Sarah Chalke SarahChalkeDec08.jpg
Sarah Chalke

September

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Vivek Oberoi
Naomie Harris Naomie Harris 2014.jpg
Naomie Harris
Alison Sweeney Alison Sweeney 2009.jpg
Alison Sweeney
Jon Bernthal Crop of Jon Bernthal by Gage Skidmore 3.jpg
Jon Bernthal
Emma de Caunes Emma de Caunes Cannes 2015.jpg
Emma de Caunes
Ronaldo Real Valladolid-Valencia CF, 2019-05-18 (90) (cropped).jpg
Ronaldo

October

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Seann William Scott
Alicia Silverstone Alica Silverstone 2019 by Glenn Francis.jpg
Alicia Silverstone
Sam Riegel Sam Riegel (33807852236).jpg
Sam Riegel
Emily Deschanel Emily Deschanel by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Emily Deschanel
Ryan Reynolds Deadpool 2 Japan Premiere Red Carpet Ryan Reynolds (cropped).jpg
Ryan Reynolds

November

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Chad Lindberg
Sebastian Arcelus Sebastian Arcelus 2014.jpg
Sebastian Arcelus
Jaleel White JaleelWhiteDec10.jpg
Jaleel White
Ryan Kwanten Ryan Kwanten by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Ryan Kwanten
Anna Faris Feed America, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2, Anna Faris (cropped).jpg
Anna Faris

December

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Zoe Konstantopoulou
Dominic Monaghan Supanova 10 (10959448916) (cropped).jpg
Dominic Monaghan
Armin van Buuren Armin van Buuren Armin Only Embrace 2017.jpg
Armin van Buuren
Joe Manganiello Joe Manganiello July 2015.jpg
Joe Manganiello
Danny McBride Danny McBride WonderCon 2013.jpg
Danny McBride

Date unknown

Deaths

January

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John A. Costello
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Howlin' Wolf
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Agatha Christie
Paul Robeson Paul Robeson 1942 crop.jpg
Paul Robeson

February

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Dorothy Maud Wrinch
Sal Mineo Sal mineo Allan Warren.jpg
Sal Mineo
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María Corda
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Florence Ballard

March

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Walter H. Schottky
Luchino Visconti Luchino Visconti 1972.jpg
Luchino Visconti

April

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Howard Hughes
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Phil Ochs

May

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Hugo Wieslander

June

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J. Paul Getty
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Sybil Thorndike

July

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Gustav Heinemann

August

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Fritz Lang
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Juscelino Kubitschek
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Eyvind Johnson

September

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Ludovico Camangi
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Mao Zedong
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Camilo Ponce Enríquez

October

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Barbara Nichols

November

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Armas Taipale
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Rosalind Russell

December

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Benjamin Britten
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Jack Cassidy
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João Goulart

Date Unknown

Nobel Prizes

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Related Research Articles

1977 (MCMLXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1977th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 977th year of the 2nd millennium, the 77th year of the 20th century, and the 8th year of the 1970s decade.

1952 Year

1952 (MCMLII) was a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1952nd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 952nd year of the 2nd millennium, the 52nd year of the 20th century, and the 3rd year of the 1950s decade.

1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1984th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 984th year of the 2nd millennium, the 84th year of the 20th century, and the 5th year of the 1980s decade.

1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1980th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 980th year of the 2nd millennium, the 80th year of the 20th century, and the 1st year of the 1980s decade.

1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1988th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 988th year of the 2nd millennium, the 88th year of the 20th century, and the 9th year of the 1980s decade.

1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1972nd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 972nd year of the 2nd millennium, the 72nd year of the 20th century, and the 3rd year of the 1970s decade.

1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1956th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 956th year of the 2nd millennium, the 56th year of the 20th century, and the 7th year of the 1950s decade.

1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1966th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 966th year of the 2nd millennium, the 66th year of the 20th century, and the 7th year of the 1960s decade.

1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1962nd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 962nd year of the 2nd millennium, the 62nd year of the 20th century, and the 3rd year of the 1960s decade.

1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1970th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 970th year of the 2nd millennium, the 70th year of the 20th century, and the 1st year of the 1970s decade.

1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1971st year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 971st year of the 2nd millennium, the 71st year of the 20th century, and the 2nd year of the 1970s decade. The year 1971 had three partial solar eclipses and two total lunar eclipses.

1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1973rd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 973rd year of the 2nd millennium, the 73rd year of the 20th century, and the 4th year of the 1970s decade.

1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1983rd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 983rd year of the 2nd millennium, the 83rd year of the 20th century, and the 4th year of the 1980s decade.

1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1982nd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 982nd year of the 2nd millennium, the 82nd year of the 20th century, and the 3rd year of the 1980s decade.

1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1987th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 987th year of the 2nd millennium, the 87th year of the 20th century, and the 8th year of the 1980s decade.

1986 Year

1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1986th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 986th year of the 2nd millennium, the 86th year of the 20th century, and the 7th year of the 1980s decade. The year 1986 was designated as the International Year of Peace by the United Nations.

1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1981st year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 981st year of the 2nd millennium, the 81st year of the 20th century, and the 2nd year of the 1980s decade.

1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1955th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 955th year of the 2nd millennium, the 55th year of the 20th century, and the 6th year of the 1950s decade.

1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1933rd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 933rd year of the 2nd millennium, the 33rd year of the 20th century, and the 4th year of the 1930s decade.

1953 (MCMLIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1953rd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 953rd year of the 2nd millennium, the 53rd year of the 20th century, and the 4th year of the 1950s decade.

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