Deaths in History in September 1976

  • Sep 2 Stanisław Grochowiak, Polish writer (b. 1934)

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Sep 9 Mao Zedong, Chinese revolutionary and Chairman of the Communist Party of China (1949-76), dies of a heart attack at 82

Chinese Revolutionary and Chairman of the Communist Party Mao Zedong
Chinese Revolutionary and Chairman of the Communist Party
Mao Zedong
  • Sep 10 Dalton Trumbo, US writer, director (Johnny Got His Gun), dies at 70
  • Sep 10 Mordecai Johnson, 1st African American president of Howard U, dies at 86
  • Sep 21 Orlando Letelier, minister Chile, dies
  • Sep 26 Lavoslav Ružička, Croatian chemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1887)