Historical Events In 1977
Saturday, 04 July 2020
Feb 06 On this day in history alain Prieur jumps his motorcycle 65 meter over 16 buses, near Paris
Feb 07 In the year 1977 herman Dooyeweerd, Dutch philosopher/lawyer, dies at 82
Feb 07 In the year 1977 soyuz 24 launches with 2 cosmonauts
Feb 08 On this day in history earthquake in San Francisco CA, at 5.0, strongest since 1966
Feb 08 On this day in history hustler publisher Larry Flynt sentenced
Feb 09 Denys Amiel, French dramatist/playwright (Le mouton noir), dies at 92 in the year 1977.
Feb 10 Grace Mary Williams, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.
Feb 11 In the year 1977 20.2-kg lobster caught off Nova Scotia (heaviest known crustacean)
Feb 11 Louis J M Beel, Dutch premier (1946-48, 58-59), dies at 74 on this day in history.
Feb 11 Off Nova Scotia fisherman catches 20.2 kg lobster off Nova Scotia; the world's heaviest known crustacean in the year 1977.
Feb 13 Eric Heiden is 1st American to win world speed skating championship in the year 1977.
Feb 13 On this day in history jack Gardner, actor (Wild Bill Hickok, 3 Russian Girls), dies at 77
Feb 13 Pam Higgins wins LPGA American Cancer Society Golf Classic in the year 1977.
Feb 14 In the year 1977 the Unity Bank of Canada and Provincial Bank of Canada merge
Feb 15 Royal Bank transfers three head office departments from Montreal to Toronto on this day in history.
Feb 15 In the year 1977 social-democrats win Danish parliamentary election
Feb 16 USSR performs nuclear test at Sary Shagan USSR in the year 1977.
Feb 17 Quincy Howe, newscaster (CBS Weekend News), dies at 76 on this day in history.
Feb 18 In the year 1977 george Harrison releases "True Love"
Feb 18 On this day in history the first space shuttle, Enterprise, makes its maiden flight (carried atop a Boeing 747), over the Mojave Desert.
Feb 19 On this day in history fleetwood Mac's "Rumours" album released
Feb 19 France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island on this day in history.
Feb 19 In the year 1977 shuttle Enterprise makes first test flight atop a 747 jetliner
Feb 21 In the year 1977 74 Unification Church couples wed in New York NY
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 Oil tanker explosion west of Honolulu spills 31 million gallons on this day in history.
Feb 25 On this day in history soyuz 24 returns to Earth
Feb 26 In the year 1977 bukka White, rocker, dies at 43
Feb 26 First flight of Space Shuttle (atop a Boeing 747) on this day in history.
Feb 27 Allison Hayes, actress (Attack of 50 Foot Woman), dies at 47 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1977.
Feb 27 Judy Rankin wins LPGA Bent Tree Golf Classic in the year 1977.
Feb 27 Keith Richards gets suspended sentence for heroin possession, Canada in the year 1977.