1976 - Globetrotters name an honorary member to the team, bestowing the honor to Dr. Henry Kissinger

1976
  • An indoor record crowd of 31,122 packs the Louisiana Superdome for the Globetrotters' game in New Orleans.
  • For the first time in history, the Globetrotters name an honorary member to the team, bestowing the honor to Dr. Henry Kissinger.
  • The team's ownership changes, as it is purchased by Metromedia, Inc., which owns television and radio stations, outdoor advertising firms, and the Ice Capades.