Historical Events In 1977
Wednesday, 24 February 2021
Jul 13 On this day in history nYC experiences 25 hr black-out
Jul 14 On this day in history n Chernykh discovers asteroids #2286 Fesenkov, #2492 Kutuzov, #2509 Chukotka, #2607 Yakutia & #3213
Jul 15 On this day in history konstantin Fedin, writer, dies
Jul 19 John R Powers, US director model bureau, dies at 80 in the year 1977.
Jul 19 N Chernykh discovers asteroid #2228 Soyuz-Apollo on this day in history.
Jul 20 In the year 1977 carter De Haven, actor (Courage, Great Dictator), dies at 90
Jul 20 Flash flood hits Johnstown, Pa, kills 80 & causing $350 mil damage in the year 1977.
Jul 23 In the year 1977 rené de Vos, Dutch actor/composer (Jij Bent Mijn Leven), dies at 79
Jul 23 Washington jury convicts 12 Hanafi Moslems on hostage charges on this day in history.
Jul 26 Gena Branscombe, composer, dies at 95 in the year 1977.
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 on this day in history.
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 Stacy Moskowitz, shot to death by Son of Sam, at 20 in the year 1977.
Aug 01 In the year 1977 francis Gary Powers, US U-2 pilot, dies at 47
Aug 03 On this day in history alfred Lunt, actor (Guardsman, Sally of Sawdust), dies at 83
Aug 03 On this day in history radio Shack announces TRS-80 computer. Within weeks thousands were ordered
Aug 04 In the year 1977 emil Bloch, German philosopher (Principle Hope, Traces), dies at 92
Aug 04 Pres Carter establishes Dept of Energy on this day in history.
Aug 05 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Aug 10 Vince Barnett, actor (Star is Born, Human Jungle), dies at 75 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history high Energy Astronomy Observatory 1 launched into Earth orbit
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 In the year 1977 elvis Presley, rocker, dies of heart ailment/drugs at Graceland at 42
Aug 19 In the year 1977 groucho Martin, NYC, comedian (Marx Bros), dies in LA at 86
Aug 20 On this day in history nASA launches Voyager 2 towards Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune
Aug 21 Octavus L "Octave" van Aerschot, actor (Scandal in Paris), dies at 87 in the year 1977.