- "Something's Afoot" closes at Lyceum Theater NYC after 61 performances
- 63rd Tour de France won by Lucien Van Impe of Belgium
- Judy Rankin wins LPGA Borden Golf Classic
- Nadia Comăneci became the first person in Olympic Games history to score a perfect 10 in gymnastics at the 1976 Summer Olympics.
- Stockhausens "Sirius" premieres in NYC
- Thiokol conducts 2-min firing of space shuttle's SRB at Brigham, Ut
Day of the Week: Sunday