1976 in the Philippines
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|Years in the Philippines:||1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979|
|Centuries:||19th century · 20th century · 21st century|
|Decades:||1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s|
|Years:||1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979|
1976 in the Philippines details events of note that happened in the Philippines in the year 1976.
- July 17 – August 1 – The Philippines competed at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Canada. The Asian nation sent only eleven athletes to Montreal, its smallest delegation since 1932, to compete in track and field, boxing, shooting, swimming and weightlifting.
- August 16 – The Moro Gulf earthquake took place near the islands of Mindanao and Sulu, in the Philippines. The magnitude was calculated as being as high as 8.0 on the moment magnitude scale. According to reports, the earthquake was recorded around 16:10 UTC. At least 5,000 people died during the earthquake and tsunami.
- October 16–17 – National referendum-plebiscite was called in which the majority of the barangay voters approved that Martial Law should be continued and ratified the proposed amendments to the Constitution substituting the Interim Batasang Pambansa for the Regular Batasang Pambansa, pursuant to Presidential Decrees Nos. 991, 1031, and 1032.
- December 23 - The Tripoli Agreement was signed