Historical Events In 1977
Tuesday, 22 June 2021
Jul 13 On this day in history nYC experiences 25 hr black-out
Jul 14 N Chernykh discovers asteroids #2286 Fesenkov, #2492 Kutuzov, #2509 Chukotka, #2607 Yakutia & #3213 in the year 1977.
Jul 15 Konstantin Fedin, writer, dies on this day in history.
Jul 19 In the year 1977 john R Powers, US director model bureau, dies at 80
Jul 19 N Chernykh discovers asteroid #2228 Soyuz-Apollo on this day in history.
Jul 20 Carter De Haven, actor (Courage, Great Dictator), dies at 90 on this day in history.
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 Washington jury convicts 12 Hanafi Moslems on hostage charges in the year 1977.
Jul 26 In the year 1977 gena Branscombe, composer, dies at 95
Jul 27 John Lennon is granted a green card for permanent residence in US on this day in history.
Jul 28 On this day in history roy Wilkins turn over NAACP leadership to Benjamin L Hooks
Jul 28 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 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 Alfred Lunt, actor (Guardsman, Sally of Sawdust), dies at 83 in the year 1977.
Aug 03 On this day in history radio Shack announces TRS-80 computer. Within weeks thousands were ordered
Aug 04 Emil Bloch, German philosopher (Principle Hope, Traces), dies at 92 on this day in history.
Aug 04 Pres Carter establishes Dept of Energy on this day in history.
Aug 05 Charles Carson, actor (Cry the Beloved Country), dies at 87 in the year 1977.
Aug 09 On this day in history edward Chapman, actor (Promoter, Rembrandt), dies at 75
Aug 10 In the year 1977 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 on this day in history.
Aug 11 In the year 1977 the first CH-46E Sea Knight with newly developed fiberglass rotor blades was flown by Marine Corps helicopter pilots
Aug 12 On this day in history high Energy Astronomy Observatory 1 launched into Earth orbit
Aug 12 On this day in history space shuttle Enterprise makes first atmospheric flight
Aug 13 On this day in history first test glide of the shuttle
Aug 13 In the year 1977 henry Williamson, English author (Tarka the Otter), dies
Aug 16 Elvis Presley, rocker, dies of heart ailment/drugs at Graceland at 42 on this day in history.
Aug 19 On this day in history groucho Martin, NYC, comedian (Marx Bros), dies in LA at 86
Aug 20 In the year 1977 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