Historical Events In 1977
Friday, 18 September 2020
Jul 13 On this day in history nYC experiences 25 hr black-out
Jul 14 On this day in history n Chernykh discovers asteroids #2286 Fesenkov, #2492 Kutuzov, #2509 Chukotka, #2607 Yakutia & #3213
Jul 15 In the year 1977 konstantin Fedin, writer, dies
Jul 19 In the year 1977 john R Powers, US director model bureau, dies at 80
Jul 19 N Chernykh discovers asteroid #2228 Soyuz-Apollo on this day in history.
Jul 20 Carter De Haven, actor (Courage, Great Dictator), dies at 90 in the year 1977.
Jul 20 On this day in history flash flood hits Johnstown, Pa, kills 80 & causing $350 mil damage
Jul 23 René de Vos, Dutch actor/composer (Jij Bent Mijn Leven), dies at 79 on this day in history.
Jul 23 Washington jury convicts 12 Hanafi Moslems on hostage charges on this day in history.
Jul 26 On this day in history gena Branscombe, composer, dies at 95
Jul 27 On this day in history john Lennon is granted a green card for permanent residence in US
Jul 28 Roy Wilkins turn over NAACP leadership to Benjamin L Hooks in the year 1977.
Jul 28 In the year 1977 the first oil flow through the Alaska pipeline
Jul 29 On this day in history austin Matthews, cricketer (Test Eng v NZ 1937), dies
Jul 30 On this day in history jorgen Ponto, West German banker, murdered
Jul 31 In the year 1977 stacy Moskowitz, shot to death by Son of Sam, at 20
Aug 01 In the year 1977 francis Gary Powers, US U-2 pilot, dies at 47
Aug 03 On this day in history alfred Lunt, actor (Guardsman, Sally of Sawdust), dies at 83
Aug 03 In the year 1977 radio Shack announces TRS-80 computer. Within weeks thousands were ordered
Aug 04 In the year 1977 emil Bloch, German philosopher (Principle Hope, Traces), dies at 92
Aug 04 In the year 1977 pres Carter establishes Dept of Energy
Aug 05 Charles Carson, actor (Cry the Beloved Country), dies at 87 in the year 1977.
Aug 09 On this day in history edward Chapman, actor (Promoter, Rembrandt), dies at 75
Aug 10 Postal employee David Berkowitz arrested in Yonkers, NY, accused of being "Son of Sam" the 44 caliber killer in the year 1977.
Aug 10 On this day in history vince Barnett, actor (Star is Born, Human Jungle), dies at 75
Aug 11 On this day in history the first CH-46E Sea Knight with newly developed fiberglass rotor blades was flown by Marine Corps helicopter pilots
Aug 12 On this day in history high Energy Astronomy Observatory 1 launched into Earth orbit
Aug 12 On this day in history space shuttle Enterprise makes first atmospheric flight
Aug 13 First test glide of the shuttle on this day in history.
Aug 13 On this day in history henry Williamson, English author (Tarka the Otter), dies
Aug 16 On this day in history elvis Presley, rocker, dies of heart ailment/drugs at Graceland at 42
Aug 19 Groucho Martin, NYC, comedian (Marx Bros), dies in LA at 86 in the year 1977.
Aug 20 On this day in history nASA launches Voyager 2 towards Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune
Aug 21 In the year 1977 octavus L "Octave" van Aerschot, actor (Scandal in Paris), dies at 87