Historical Events In 1977
Saturday, 24 October 2020
Jul 13 NYC experiences 25 hr black-out on this day in history.
Jul 14 In the year 1977 n Chernykh discovers asteroids #2286 Fesenkov, #2492 Kutuzov, #2509 Chukotka, #2607 Yakutia & #3213
Jul 15 Konstantin Fedin, writer, dies on this day in history.
Jul 19 On this day in history john R Powers, US director model bureau, dies at 80
Jul 19 On this day in history n Chernykh discovers asteroid #2228 Soyuz-Apollo
Jul 20 Carter De Haven, actor (Courage, Great Dictator), dies at 90 in the year 1977.
Jul 20 In the year 1977 flash flood hits Johnstown, Pa, kills 80 & causing $350 mil damage
Jul 23 René de Vos, Dutch actor/composer (Jij Bent Mijn Leven), dies at 79 in the year 1977.
Jul 23 In the year 1977 washington jury convicts 12 Hanafi Moslems on hostage charges
Jul 26 Gena Branscombe, composer, dies at 95 on this day in history.
Jul 27 John Lennon is granted a green card for permanent residence in US in the year 1977.
Jul 28 In the year 1977 roy Wilkins turn over NAACP leadership to Benjamin L Hooks
Jul 28 The first oil flow through the Alaska pipeline on this day in history.
Jul 29 Austin Matthews, cricketer (Test Eng v NZ 1937), dies on this day in history.
Jul 30 In the year 1977 jorgen Ponto, West German banker, murdered
Jul 31 In the year 1977 stacy Moskowitz, shot to death by Son of Sam, at 20
Aug 01 In the year 1977 francis Gary Powers, US U-2 pilot, dies at 47
Aug 03 Alfred Lunt, actor (Guardsman, Sally of Sawdust), dies at 83 on this day in history.
Aug 03 Radio Shack announces TRS-80 computer. Within weeks thousands were ordered in the year 1977.
Aug 04 Emil Bloch, German philosopher (Principle Hope, Traces), dies at 92 on this day in history.
Aug 04 In the year 1977 pres Carter establishes Dept of Energy
Aug 05 Charles Carson, actor (Cry the Beloved Country), dies at 87 on this day in history.
Aug 09 On this day in history edward Chapman, actor (Promoter, Rembrandt), dies at 75
Aug 10 On this day in history postal employee David Berkowitz arrested in Yonkers, NY, accused of being "Son of Sam" the 44 caliber killer
Aug 10 Vince Barnett, actor (Star is Born, Human Jungle), dies at 75 in the year 1977.
Aug 11 The first CH-46E Sea Knight with newly developed fiberglass rotor blades was flown by Marine Corps helicopter pilots on this day in history.
Aug 12 In the year 1977 high Energy Astronomy Observatory 1 launched into Earth orbit
Aug 12 In the year 1977 space shuttle Enterprise makes first atmospheric flight
Aug 13 In the year 1977 first test glide of the shuttle
Aug 13 Henry Williamson, English author (Tarka the Otter), dies in the year 1977.
Aug 16 On this day in history elvis Presley, rocker, dies of heart ailment/drugs at Graceland at 42
Aug 19 Groucho Martin, NYC, comedian (Marx Bros), dies in LA at 86 on this day in history.
Aug 20 On this day in history nASA launches Voyager 2 towards Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune
Aug 21 In the year 1977 octavus L "Octave" van Aerschot, actor (Scandal in Paris), dies at 87