Historical Events for April 1976

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Events 1 - 51 of 51

1st - Stephen Wozniak & Steve Jobs found Apple Computer
1st - Conrail takes over operations from six bankrupt railroads in the northeastern U.S..
1st - Jovian-Plutonian gravitational effect is first reported by the astronomer Patrick Moore.
1st - "Helter Skelter", detailing Charles Manson's cult "family", their capture, trial, conviction and aftermath, premieres on CBS
2nd - Cambodia Khieu Sampan succeeds Prince Sihanouk as Premier
2nd - Portuguese constitution assumed
2nd - A's trade prospective free agents Reggie Jackson & Ken Holtzman, to Orioles for Don Baylor, Mike Torrez & Paul Mitchell
3rd - France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
3rd - Phila Flyers win record tying 20th straight NHL home game
3rd - 130th Grand National: John Burke aboard Rag Trade wins
3rd - 21st Eurovision Song Contest: Brotherhood of Man for United Kingdom wins singing "Save Your Kisses for Me" in The Hague
4th - 5th Colgate Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Judy Rankin
4th - Seni Pramoj's Democratic Party wins elections in Thailand
5th - Harold Wilson resigns as James Callaghan becomes PM of England
Playwright Tom StoppardPlaywright Tom Stoppard 5th - Tom Stoppard's "Dirty Linen" premieres in London
6th - 1st quadrophonic movie track: "Ladies & Gentlemen the Rolling Stones"
7th - Chinese Politburo fires vice-premier Deng Xiaoping
8th - 1976 NFL Draft: Lee Roy Selmon from University of Oklahoma first pick by Tampa Bay Buccaneers
9th - US & Russia agreed on size of nuclear tests for peaceful use
10th - Brewers' Don Money's grand slammer disallowed-Yanks win 9-7
10th - Cleveland Cavaliers win their 1st NBA Central Division title
11th - 40th Masters Golf Tournament: Ray Floyd wins, shooting a 271
11th - The Apple I is created.
12th - India set 403 to win by WI They get them, 6 wkts 7 overs spare
12th - Anne Rice's debut novel "Interview with a Vampire" is published by Knopf.
Author Anne RiceAuthor Anne Rice 13th - $2 bill re-introduced as US currency
13th - 1st NBA playoff game for Cleve Cavliers, they lose 100-95 to Wash
13th - US Federal Reserve begins issuing $2 bicentennial notes
15th - Yankee stadium reopens, Yanks beat Twins after trailing 4-0
17th - NL greatest comeback, trailing 12-1 Phils win 18-16 in 10, Mike Schmidt hits 4 consecutive HRs
18th - 30th Tony Awards: Travesties & Chorus Line win
18th - Judy Rankin wins LPGA Karsten- Ping Golf Open
19th - 5th Boston Women's Marathon won by Kim Merritt of Wis in 2:47:10
19th - 80th Boston Marathon: Jack Fultz of United States 1st man in 2:20:19 and Kim Merritt of United States 1st woman in 2:47:10
20th - George Harrison sings lumberjack song with Monty Python
21st - Swine Flu vaccine, for non-epidemic, enters testing
Singer-Songwriter George HarrisonSinger-Songwriter George Harrison 21st - USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
22nd - Barbara Walters becomes 1st female nightly network news anchor
22nd - Director Ingmar Bergman leaves Sweden due to taxation
25th - Elections in Vietnam for a National Assembly to reunite the country
25th - India all out for 97 v West Indies
25th - Jan Stephenson wins LPGA Birmingham Golf Classic
25th - Portugal adopts new constitution
25th - Cub centerfielder Rick Monday rescues US flag from 2 fans trying to set it on fire
26th - Pan Am begins non-stop flights NYC-Tokyo
27th - "So Long 174th St" opens at Harkness Theater NYC for 16 performances
27th - Arabic Monetary Fund established in Abu Dhabi
29th - Minister Irene Vorrink begins fluoridating Dutch drinking water
30th - Muhammad Ali beats Jimmy Young in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad AliHeavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali 30th - Royal Canadian Mint opens a branch in Winnipeg, Manitoba
30th - Wings release "Silly Love Songs"

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