Historical Events In 1977
Thursday, 09 July 2020
Dec 05 Egypt breaks diplomatic relations with Syria, Libya, Algeria, Iraq & S Yemen on this day in history.
Dec 05 The Plymouth Horizon was introduced on this day. It was the first American-made small car with front-wheel drive. Technical advances in drive technology had reduced the size and cost of front-wheel drive systems in the year 1977.
Dec 06 South Africa grants Bophuthatswana independence in the year 1977.
Dec 07 On this day in history islander Billy Smith's 10th shut-out opponent-Black Hawks 4-0
Dec 07 On this day in history paul Gibb, cricketer (England batsman, 8 Tests), dies
Dec 09 In the year 1977 clarice Lispector, writer, dies
Dec 10 Soyuz 26 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station in the year 1977.
Dec 12 On this day in history clementine O Spencer-Churchill (Hozier), British barones, dies at 92
Dec 13 Entire University of Evansville basketball team, die in plane crash in the year 1977.
Dec 14 Egypt and Israel reps gather in Cairo for first formal peace conference in the year 1977.
Dec 18 Cyril Ritchard, actor (Peter Pan), dies at 80 on this day in history.
Dec 19 In the year 1977 nellie Tayloe Ross, 1st woman governor, dies at 101
Dec 20 First Space walk made by G Grechko from Salyut on this day in history.
Dec 22 36 die as grain elevator at Continental Grain Company plant explodes on this day in history.
Dec 22 After only ten months as a professional jockey, sixteen-year-old Steve Cauthen won his 355th race and set a new earnings record in the year 1977.
Dec 22 Johann Nepomuk David, composer, dies at 82 on this day in history.
Dec 22 The Canadian government starts building first six new naval frigates; part of $1.5 billion naval program. (not nearly enough) on this day in history.
Dec 25 Charlie Chaplin, actor (Modern Times), dies in Switzerland at 88 in the year 1977.
Dec 25 Israeli PM Menachem Begin meets in Egypt with Egyptian President Sadat in the year 1977.
Dec 26 Howard Hawks, director (Rio Lobo, Hatari!), dies at 81 in the year 1977.
Dec 30 In the year 1977 carter holds first news conference by US President in Eastern Europe (Warsaw)
Dec 31 Donald Woods, a banned white editor flees South Africa in the year 1977.
Dec 31 On this day in history nora Marlowe, actress (Sara-Gov & JJ), dies at 62
Dec 31 In the year 1977 ted Bundy escapes from jail in Colorado