April 5, 1976 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • Harold Wilson resigns as James Callaghan becomes PM of England

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Tom Stoppard's "Dirty Linen" premieres in London

Playwright Tom Stoppard
Tom Stoppard

Deaths in History

  • Howard Hughes, reclusive billionaire, dies at 72
  • Wilder Penfield, Canadian surgeon (b. 1891)