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