October 4, 1976 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • Official launch of the Intercity 125 High Speed Train (HST).
  • Supreme Court lifts 1972 ban on death penalty for convicted murderers
  • US Agriculture Secretary Earl Butz resigns after telling a racial joke

Birthdays in History

  • Ueli Steck, Swiss mountain climber, born in Emmental (d. 2017)