Events from 1976 in Scotland
- Monarch â" Elizabeth II (since 6 February 1952)
- 18 January â" The Scottish Labour Party is formed.
- 7 July â" Scottish MP David Steel is elected as new leader of the Liberal Party.
- The Signet Office is merged into the Court of Session.
- Inverkip power station is commissioned.
- Whalsay Golf Club, Britain's most northerly, is founded in Shetland.
- 20 January â" Kirsty Gallacher, television presenter
- 23 February â" Kelly Macdonald, actress
- 23 March â" Chris Hoy, Olympic gold medal winning cyclist
- 5 June â" Jack Ross, Scottish footballer and manager
- date unknown â" Chris Stout, fiddle player
- 11 February â" Charlie Naughton, actor (born 1886)
- 18 February â" William Robb, footballer (born 1895)
- 22 April â" Stanley Cursiter, painter and curator (born 1887)
- 20 October â" Jane Duncan, novelist (born 1910)
- 1976 in the United Kingdom