Historical Events on February 4, 1976

About Feb 4, 1976

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 8 months and 12 days

Historical Events

  • 12th Winter Olympic games opens in Innsbruck, Austria
  • 7.5 earthquake kills 22,778 in Guatemala & Honduras

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Hua Guofeng becomes Premier of the People's Republic of China

Paramount Leader of China Hua Guofeng
Paramount Leader of China
Hua Guofeng
  • US Federal Judge Oliver upholds Seitz's decision on Andy Messersmith free agency
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site