1976

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This article is about the year 1976. For the comic set in this year, see '76. For the unrelated comic book characters, see Spirit of '76 (comics). For the band, see 1976 (band).
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1940s  1950s  1960s  – 1970s –  1980s  1990s  2000s
Years: 1973 1974 197519761977 1978 1979
1976 by topic:
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1976 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1976
MCMLXXVI
Ab urbe condita 2729
Armenian calendar 1425
ԹՎ ՌՆԻԵ
Assyrian calendar 6726
Bahá'í calendar 132–133
Bengali calendar 1383
Berber calendar 2926
British Regnal year 24 Eliz. 2 – 25 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar 2520
Burmese calendar 1338
Byzantine calendar 7484–7485
Chinese calendar 乙卯(Wood Rabbit)
4672 or 4612
    — to —
丙辰年 (Fire Dragon)
4673 or 4613
Coptic calendar 1692–1693
Discordian calendar 3142
Ethiopian calendar 1968–1969
Hebrew calendar 5736–5737
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2032–2033
 - Shaka Samvat 1898–1899
 - Kali Yuga 5077–5078
Holocene calendar 11976
Igbo calendar 976–977
Iranian calendar 1354–1355
Islamic calendar 1395–1397
Japanese calendar Shōwa 51
(昭和51年)
Juche calendar 65
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4309
Minguo calendar ROC 65
民國65年
Thai solar calendar 2519
Unix time 189302400–220924799

1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link displays the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (dominical letter DC), the 1976th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 976th year of the 2nd millennium, the 76th year of the 20th century, and the 7th year of the 1970s decade.

In Europe the summer of 1976 was particularly long, warm and dry.

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Italian tall ship Amerigo Vespucci in New York Harbor during the United States Bicentennial celebration.

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October 4: The High Speed Train is introduced in the UK; services begin two days later.

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  1. ^ a b Юрий Уфимцев. ""Красный" Китай против советских ревизионистов" (in Russian). Конкурент.Ru. Retrieved 10 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "35 years later: Houston’s deadly ammonia truck disaster". Houston Chronicle. 2011-05-26. Retrieved 2011-05-27. 
  3. ^ "1976 ammonia truck disaster". Houston Chronicle. 2011-05-11. Retrieved 2011-05-26. 
  4. ^ http://www.kake.com/news/headlines/7561672.html
  5. ^ "Cuba 'plane bomber' was CIA agent". BBC News. May 11, 2005. 
  6. ^ University of California EAOP, 2003 in Review. University of California, 2009-10 Budget for Current Operations Budget Detail, as Presented to the Regents for Approval.