Historical Events In 1977
Monday, 21 September 2020
Feb 06 In the year 1977 alain Prieur jumps his motorcycle 65 meter over 16 buses, near Paris
Feb 07 Herman Dooyeweerd, Dutch philosopher/lawyer, dies at 82 on this day in history.
Feb 07 Soyuz 24 launches with 2 cosmonauts in the year 1977.
Feb 08 Earthquake in San Francisco CA, at 5.0, strongest since 1966 on this day in history.
Feb 08 Hustler publisher Larry Flynt sentenced on this day in history.
Feb 09 In the year 1977 denys Amiel, French dramatist/playwright (Le mouton noir), dies at 92
Feb 10 In the year 1977 grace Mary Williams, composer, dies at 70
Feb 11 20.2-kg lobster caught off Nova Scotia (heaviest known crustacean) on this day in history.
Feb 11 In the year 1977 louis J M Beel, Dutch premier (1946-48, 58-59), dies at 74
Feb 11 Off Nova Scotia fisherman catches 20.2 kg lobster off Nova Scotia; the world's heaviest known crustacean on this day in history.
Feb 13 Eric Heiden is 1st American to win world speed skating championship on this day in history.
Feb 13 Jack Gardner, actor (Wild Bill Hickok, 3 Russian Girls), dies at 77 on this day in history.
Feb 13 On this day in history pam Higgins wins LPGA American Cancer Society Golf Classic
Feb 14 The Unity Bank of Canada and Provincial Bank of Canada merge on this day in history.
Feb 15 On this day in history royal Bank transfers three head office departments from Montreal to Toronto.
Feb 15 Social-democrats win Danish parliamentary election on this day in history.
Feb 16 USSR performs nuclear test at Sary Shagan USSR in the year 1977.
Feb 17 In the year 1977 quincy Howe, newscaster (CBS Weekend News), dies at 76
Feb 18 In the year 1977 george Harrison releases "True Love"
Feb 18 The first space shuttle, Enterprise, makes its maiden flight (carried atop a Boeing 747), over the Mojave Desert in the year 1977.
Feb 19 In the year 1977 fleetwood Mac's "Rumours" album released
Feb 19 France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island in the year 1977.
Feb 19 Shuttle Enterprise makes first test flight atop a 747 jetliner on this day in history.
Feb 21 74 Unification Church couples wed in New York NY in the year 1977.
Feb 22 Edith Barrett, actress (Molly & Me, Ghost Ship), dies at 64 on this day in history.
Feb 24 In the year 1977 president Carter announces US foreign aid will consider human rights
Feb 25 On this day in history oil tanker explosion west of Honolulu spills 31 million gallons
Feb 25 Soyuz 24 returns to Earth on this day in history.
Feb 26 In the year 1977 bukka White, rocker, dies at 43
Feb 26 In the year 1977 first flight of Space Shuttle (atop a Boeing 747)
Feb 27 In the year 1977 allison Hayes, actress (Attack of 50 Foot Woman), dies at 47
Feb 27 In Toronto, Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones rock group is arrested by the RCMP and charged with possession of heroin with intent to traffic and possession of cocaine on this day in history.
Feb 27 On this day in history judy Rankin wins LPGA Bent Tree Golf Classic
Feb 27 On this day in history keith Richards gets suspended sentence for heroin possession, Canada