August 10, 1976 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • Provisional Irish Republican Army volunteer shot dead by the British Army as he drove in Belfast; his car out of control and kills 3 children, sparking "peace rallies" throughout the month by the 'Peace People'

Deaths in History

  • Ray "Crash" Corrigan, cowboy (Crash Corrigan's Ranch), dies at 74