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Historical Events In 1977

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Sep 24   Ken Hinton of CFL British Columbia Lions returns a punt 130 yards in the year 1977.  

Sep 25   Sidney van den Bergh, Dutch businessman/politician, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

Sep 26   In the year 1977 sir Freddie Laker begins cut-rate "Skytrain" service, London to NY  

Sep 29   On this day in history alexander Nikolayevich Tcherepnin, Russian composer, dies at 78  

Sep 29   In the year 1977 muhammad Ali won a unanimous, 15-round decision over Earnie Shavers  

Sep 29   Soviet space station Salyut 6 launched into Earth orbit on this day in history.  

Sep 30   Ringo releases "Ringo the 4th" album in the year 1977.  

Oct 01   In the year 1977 brazilian soccer great Pele' retires with 1,281 goals in 1,363 games  

Oct 04   Pier 39 opens in SF on this day in history.  

Oct 09   On this day in history soyuz 25 launched to Saluyt 6, but returned after failing to dock  

Oct 11   Mason Gross, professor (Think Fast, 2 for the Money), dies at 66 in the year 1977.  

Oct 11   Soyuz 25 returns to Earth in the year 1977.  

Oct 12   On this day in history 4th test of the space shuttle Enterprise  

Oct 12   Doris Davenport, actress (Behind the News, Westerner), dies at 81 in the year 1977.  

Oct 12   US Supreme Court heard arguments in "reverse discrimination" case of Allan Bakke, white student denied admission to U of Calif Med School in the year 1977.  

Oct 14   Bing Crosby, singer/actor (Going My Way), dies of a heart attack at 74 on this day in history.  

Oct 14   In the year 1977 linda Ronstadt sings the national anthem at the 74th World Series  

Oct 15   Debbie Boone's "You Light Up My Life," goes #1 & stays #1 for 10 weeks on this day in history.  

Oct 15   In the year 1977 ralph Truman, actor (Henry V, Treasure Island), dies at 77  

Oct 16   Michael Balcon, producer, dies at 81 in the year 1977.  

Oct 17   In the year 1977 canada begins regular live TV coverage of Parliament  

Oct 17   In the year 1977 robert C "Cal" Hubbard, US baseball player/umpire, dies at 77  

Oct 17   In the year 1977 west German commandos storm hijacked Lufthansa in Mogadishu, Somalia freeing all 86 hostages & killing 3 of the 4 hijackers  

Oct 18   Rolph Grant, cricketer (West Indian capt on 1939 England tour), dies on this day in history.  

Oct 19   Supersonic Concorde jet's first landing in NYC on this day in history.  

Oct 20   On this day in history 3 members of rock group Lynyrd Skynyrd die in charter plane crash  

Oct 20   Cassie Gaines, rocker (Lynyrd Skynyrd), dies in a plane crash at 28 on this day in history.  

Oct 21   Ferit Tuzun, composer, dies at 48 on this day in history.  

Oct 22   On this day in history international Sun-Earth Explorers 1 & 2 launched into Earth orbit  

Oct 23   Panamanians vote 2 1 to approve the new Canal treaties in the year 1977.  

Oct 23   Panamanians vote 2:1 to approve the new Canal treaties in the year 1977.  

Oct 26   On this day in history 5th & final test of space shuttle Enterprise  

Oct 26   On this day in history dr Clifford R Wharton Jr named chancellor of State University of NY  

Oct 27   In the year 1977 james M Cain, US writer (Postman Always Rings Twice), dies at 85  

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Famous Birthdays In 1977

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 18   In the year 1977 birth of curtis Cregan, American actor  

Apr 02   Jelena Abbou, Serbian fitness model was born on this day in history.  

Apr 02   In the year 1977 birth of michael Fassbender, Actor  

Apr 02   On this day in history birth of aiden Turner, British actor  

Apr 19   Lucien Mettomo, Cameroonian footballer was born in the year 1977.  

Apr 19   On this day in history birth of joe Beimel, American baseball player  

Apr 19   On this day in history birth of dennys Reyes, Mexican baseball player  

Apr 21   In the year 1977 birth of karen Ann Peterson, Miss Aruba Universe (1997)  

Famous Deaths In 1977

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   Erroll Garner, jazz pianist (Misty), dies at 53 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1977 death of avraham Ofer, Israeli minister of housing, commits suicide  

Jan 05   In the year 1977 onslow Stevens, actor (Mr Fisher-This is the Life), dies at 74  

Jan 09   Alexey Kozlovsky, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Jan 12   Henri-Georges Clouzot, director (Diabolique, Truth), dies at 69 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   On this day in history abdul Razak bin Hussain, premier of Malaysia (1970-77), dies at 53  

Jan 17   Gary Gilmore, executed in Utah, 1st US execution since 1967 died in the year 1977.  

Jan 18   Carl Zuckmayer, German/Swiss/US playwright (Second Wind), dies at 80 in the year 1977.  

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