April 5, 1976 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History


Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Harold Wilson resigns as James Callaghan becomes Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

British Prime Minister James Callaghan
British Prime Minister
James Callaghan
British Prime Minister Harold Wilson
British Prime Minister
Harold Wilson

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Tom Stoppard's "Dirty Linen" premieres in London

Playwright Tom Stoppard
Playwright
Tom Stoppard

Deaths in History


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Howard Hughes, reclusive billionaire, dies at 72

Aviator and Businessman Howard Hughes
Aviator and Businessman
Howard Hughes
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