1976 Newspapers

Discover what happened in 1976 with an authentic 1976 newspaper providing coverage of all the highs and lows of the year, from the perspective of those who were present at the time. A historic newspaper is a wonderful way to gain a deeper understanding of what life was like in the past, and how it shaped the world we live in today.

Historic Newspapers has the largest collection of authentic newspapers in the world, featuring titles from publications such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Dallas Morning News.

FROM $59.99
1976 Newspapers

1976 News Headlines

Historic Newspapers’ collection of 1976 newspaper articles feature exciting tales and tragedies from all over the world. Take yourself or your loved one back to 1976 with first hand accounts of all the most memorable 1976 headlines.

January 21, 1976
The first commercial Concorde flight takes off.

February 4, 1976
The 1976 Winter Olympics open in Innsbruck, Austria.

February 11, 1976 
Clifford Alexander, Jr. is confirmed as the first African-American Secretary of the United States Army.

March 27, 1976 
The first 4.6 miles of the Washington Metro subway system opens.

April 1, 1976
Apple Computer Company is formed by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak.

16th April 1976
As a measure to curb population growth, the minimum age for marriage in India is raised to twenty-one years for men and eighteen years for women.

May 25, 1976 
U.S. President Gerald Ford defeats challenger Ronald Reagan in three Republican presidential primaries: Kentucky, Tennessee and Oregon.

June 17, 1976 
The National Basketball Association and the American Basketball Association agree on the ABA-NBA merger.

July 3, 1976 
Gregg v. Georgia takes place, with the Supreme Court ruling that the death penalty is not inherently cruel or unusual, and is a constitutionally acceptable form of punishment.

July 4, 1976 
The United States celebrates the 200th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence.

July 17, 1976
The 1976 Summer Olympics open in Montreal, Canada.

July 20, 1976 
Criminal Gary Gilmore is arrested for murdering two men in Utah.

September 25, 1976
The Irish rock band U2 is formed after drummer Larry Mullen Jr. posts a note seeking members for a band on the notice board of his Dublin school.

October 19, 1976
The Chimpanzee is placed on the list of endangered species.

November 2, 1976 
The 1976 presidential election takes place, with Jimmy Carter defeating incumbent Gerald Ford. He becomes the first candidate from the Deep South to win since the Civil War.

December 3, 1976
Bob Marley and his manager Don Taylor are shot in an assassination attempt in Kingston, Jamaica.

December 8th, 1976 
Hotel California
by The Eagles is released.

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ReviewsReviews

Rated 4.2 out of 5

based on 56 reviews

KRISTINE MARKLE May 17 2022

Amazing to have a certified original newspaper from the date you want!!!!

Laura McFadden May 3 2022

I purchased this for my fathers 80th birthday and it was an authentic Wall Street journal from the day in 1942. The paper was in good condition and he loved it. It arrived timely and I would highly recommend their product.

Melissa R May 2 2022

Its authentic and amazing to look back on news and events that happened back them. Plus newspapers are so rare makes me want to go out and some some to pass on to my children.

Maureen Brown April 29 2022

Perfect. !

Donna Ramey April 26 2022

The perfect gift for a 90th birthday. Our friend was delighted to receive the paper from the New York Times dated on her date of birth especially since she is from NYC.

Linda Malosky April 18 2022

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Jennifer Erickson February 28 2022

This was a gift for a milestone birthday. Shipping was fast and quality is great! The gift receiver loved it! So fun to look at what was happening 70 years ago with an original newspaper! Fun gift!!

customer February 23 2022

Great service and presentation- so glad I found a paper from my Dad’s birthday

Lindsey White February 19 2022

Absolutely spectacular.

Not happy February 13 2022

Never arrived. No response from customer service. Very disapponted

  • Historic Newspapers Team February 15 2022

    Thank you for your review.

    We are sorry to hear this.

    A Customer Representative has been in contact with you today, and provided your USPS tracking information. Your order is currently in transit and will be with you in the next days.

    We do apologize that your item has taken longer than originally quoted. As your item is later than quoted, a refund of your postage charge has been issued to you and hope on receipt you are happy with the product ordered.

    Please accept our apologies for any inconvenienced caused.

    Kindest Regards,
    The Historic Newspapers Team