Historical Events In 1977
Tuesday, 18 May 2021
Jul 13 In the year 1977 nYC experiences 25 hr black-out
Jul 14 N Chernykh discovers asteroids #2286 Fesenkov, #2492 Kutuzov, #2509 Chukotka, #2607 Yakutia & #3213 on this day in history.
Jul 15 Konstantin Fedin, writer, dies in the year 1977.
Jul 19 John R Powers, US director model bureau, dies at 80 in the year 1977.
Jul 19 On this day in history n Chernykh discovers asteroid #2228 Soyuz-Apollo
Jul 20 Carter De Haven, actor (Courage, Great Dictator), dies at 90 on this day in history.
Jul 20 Flash flood hits Johnstown, Pa, kills 80 & causing $350 mil damage in the year 1977.
Jul 23 René de Vos, Dutch actor/composer (Jij Bent Mijn Leven), dies at 79 on this day in history.
Jul 23 On this day in history washington jury convicts 12 Hanafi Moslems on hostage charges
Jul 26 In the year 1977 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 In the year 1977 roy Wilkins turn over NAACP leadership to Benjamin L Hooks
Jul 28 On this day in history the first oil flow through the Alaska pipeline
Jul 29 Austin Matthews, cricketer (Test Eng v NZ 1937), dies on this day in history.
Jul 30 Jorgen Ponto, West German banker, murdered on this day in history.
Jul 31 In the year 1977 stacy Moskowitz, shot to death by Son of Sam, at 20
Aug 01 Francis Gary Powers, US U-2 pilot, dies at 47 on this day in history.
Aug 03 On this day in history alfred Lunt, actor (Guardsman, Sally of Sawdust), dies at 83
Aug 03 On this day in history radio Shack announces TRS-80 computer. Within weeks thousands were ordered
Aug 04 On this day in history emil Bloch, German philosopher (Principle Hope, Traces), dies at 92
Aug 04 Pres Carter establishes Dept of Energy in the year 1977.
Aug 05 Charles Carson, actor (Cry the Beloved Country), dies at 87 in the year 1977.
Aug 09 Edward Chapman, actor (Promoter, Rembrandt), dies at 75 in the year 1977.
Aug 10 On this day in history postal employee David Berkowitz arrested in Yonkers, NY, accused of being "Son of Sam" the 44 caliber killer
Aug 10 In the year 1977 vince Barnett, actor (Star is Born, Human Jungle), dies at 75
Aug 11 The first CH-46E Sea Knight with newly developed fiberglass rotor blades was flown by Marine Corps helicopter pilots on this day in history.
Aug 12 High Energy Astronomy Observatory 1 launched into Earth orbit on this day in history.
Aug 12 Space shuttle Enterprise makes first atmospheric flight on this day in history.
Aug 13 In the year 1977 first test glide of the shuttle
Aug 13 Henry Williamson, English author (Tarka the Otter), dies on this day in history.
Aug 16 Elvis Presley, rocker, dies of heart ailment/drugs at Graceland at 42 in the year 1977.
Aug 19 Groucho Martin, NYC, comedian (Marx Bros), dies in LA at 86 on this day in history.
Aug 20 NASA launches Voyager 2 towards Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune on this day in history.
Aug 21 In the year 1977 octavus L "Octave" van Aerschot, actor (Scandal in Paris), dies at 87