Historical Events In 1977
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Jul 13 In the year 1977 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 Konstantin Fedin, writer, dies on this day in history.
Jul 19 On this day in history john R Powers, US director model bureau, dies at 80
Jul 19 In the year 1977 n Chernykh discovers asteroid #2228 Soyuz-Apollo
Jul 20 On this day in history carter De Haven, actor (Courage, Great Dictator), dies at 90
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 Washington jury convicts 12 Hanafi Moslems on hostage charges in the year 1977.
Jul 26 In the year 1977 gena Branscombe, composer, dies at 95
Jul 27 John Lennon is granted a green card for permanent residence in US on this day in history.
Jul 28 Roy Wilkins turn over NAACP leadership to Benjamin L Hooks on this day in history.
Jul 28 The first oil flow through the Alaska pipeline on this day in history.
Jul 29 Austin Matthews, cricketer (Test Eng v NZ 1937), dies in the year 1977.
Jul 30 Jorgen Ponto, West German banker, murdered in the year 1977.
Jul 31 Stacy Moskowitz, shot to death by Son of Sam, at 20 in the year 1977.
Aug 01 Francis Gary Powers, US U-2 pilot, dies at 47 on this day in history.
Aug 03 In the year 1977 alfred Lunt, actor (Guardsman, Sally of Sawdust), dies at 83
Aug 03 Radio Shack announces TRS-80 computer. Within weeks thousands were ordered in the year 1977.
Aug 04 In the year 1977 emil Bloch, German philosopher (Principle Hope, Traces), dies at 92
Aug 04 Pres Carter establishes Dept of Energy on this day in history.
Aug 05 On this day in history charles Carson, actor (Cry the Beloved Country), dies at 87
Aug 09 In the year 1977 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 on this day in history.
Aug 10 Vince Barnett, actor (Star is Born, Human Jungle), dies at 75 in the year 1977.
Aug 11 In the year 1977 the first CH-46E Sea Knight with newly developed fiberglass rotor blades was flown by Marine Corps helicopter pilots
Aug 12 In the year 1977 high Energy Astronomy Observatory 1 launched into Earth orbit
Aug 12 Space shuttle Enterprise makes first atmospheric flight in the year 1977.
Aug 13 First test glide of the shuttle on this day in history.
Aug 13 In the year 1977 henry Williamson, English author (Tarka the Otter), dies
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 in the year 1977.
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