Events concerning the Grand Theft Auto series in 1976.
- January 15: Dorian Missick, who voiced Victor Vance in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories, is born in East Orange, New Jersey.
- February 16: Renaud Sebbane, who voiced Barry Stark in Grand Theft Auto III and Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, is born in Brooklyn, New York.
- Ray Boccino is born in Westdyke, Alderney.
- Kiki Jenkins is born.
- Jeremy St. Ives is born in San Fierro.
- Jimmy Pegorino is arrested for armed robbery.
- Rudy D'Avanzo is arrested for grand theft auto.
- 1976 is the earliest year Ray Bulgarin could have moved to Liberty City.