Historical Events In 1977
Saturday, 04 July 2020
Sep 24 On this day in history ken Hinton of CFL British Columbia Lions returns a punt 130 yards
Sep 25 Sidney van den Bergh, Dutch businessman/politician, dies at 78 on this day in history.
Sep 26 Sir Freddie Laker begins cut-rate "Skytrain" service, London to NY on this day in history.
Sep 29 Alexander Nikolayevich Tcherepnin, Russian composer, dies at 78 on this day in history.
Sep 29 On this day in history muhammad Ali won a unanimous, 15-round decision over Earnie Shavers
Sep 29 Soviet space station Salyut 6 launched into Earth orbit in the year 1977.
Sep 30 In the year 1977 ringo releases "Ringo the 4th" album
Oct 01 Brazilian soccer great Pele' retires with 1,281 goals in 1,363 games on this day in history.
Oct 04 Pier 39 opens in SF on this day in history.
Oct 09 Soyuz 25 launched to Saluyt 6, but returned after failing to dock in the year 1977.
Oct 11 Mason Gross, professor (Think Fast, 2 for the Money), dies at 66 on this day in history.
Oct 11 Soyuz 25 returns to Earth on this day in history.
Oct 12 4th test of the space shuttle Enterprise in the year 1977.
Oct 12 In the year 1977 doris Davenport, actress (Behind the News, Westerner), dies at 81
Oct 12 US Supreme Court heard arguments in "reverse discrimination" case of Allan Bakke, white student denied admission to U of Calif Med School on this day in history.
Oct 14 Bing Crosby, singer/actor (Going My Way), dies of a heart attack at 74 on this day in history.
Oct 14 On this day in history linda Ronstadt sings the national anthem at the 74th World Series
Oct 15 On this day in history debbie Boone's "You Light Up My Life," goes #1 & stays #1 for 10 weeks
Oct 15 Ralph Truman, actor (Henry V, Treasure Island), dies at 77 in the year 1977.
Oct 16 In the year 1977 michael Balcon, producer, dies at 81
Oct 17 On this day in history canada begins regular live TV coverage of Parliament
Oct 17 Robert C "Cal" Hubbard, US baseball player/umpire, dies at 77 in the year 1977.
Oct 17 West German commandos storm hijacked Lufthansa in Mogadishu, Somalia freeing all 86 hostages & killing 3 of the 4 hijackers in the year 1977.
Oct 18 On this day in history rolph Grant, cricketer (West Indian capt on 1939 England tour), dies
Oct 19 In the year 1977 supersonic Concorde jet's first landing in NYC
Oct 20 3 members of rock group Lynyrd Skynyrd die in charter plane crash in the year 1977.
Oct 20 In the year 1977 cassie Gaines, rocker (Lynyrd Skynyrd), dies in a plane crash at 28
Oct 21 In the year 1977 ferit Tuzun, composer, dies at 48
Oct 22 In the year 1977 international Sun-Earth Explorers 1 & 2 launched into Earth orbit
Oct 23 On this day in history panamanians vote 2 1 to approve the new Canal treaties
Oct 23 On this day in history panamanians vote 2:1 to approve the new Canal treaties
Oct 26 5th & final test of space shuttle Enterprise in the year 1977.
Oct 26 On this day in history dr Clifford R Wharton Jr named chancellor of State University of NY
Oct 27 James M Cain, US writer (Postman Always Rings Twice), dies at 85 on this day in history.