Historical Events In 1977
Tuesday, 22 June 2021
Sep 24 Ken Hinton of CFL British Columbia Lions returns a punt 130 yards on this day in history.
Sep 25 Sidney van den Bergh, Dutch businessman/politician, dies at 78 on this day in history.
Sep 26 Sir Freddie Laker begins cut-rate "Skytrain" service, London to NY on this day in history.
Sep 29 In the year 1977 alexander Nikolayevich Tcherepnin, Russian composer, dies at 78
Sep 29 On this day in history muhammad Ali won a unanimous, 15-round decision over Earnie Shavers
Sep 29 In the year 1977 soviet space station Salyut 6 launched into Earth orbit
Sep 30 On this day in history ringo releases "Ringo the 4th" album
Oct 01 On this day in history brazilian soccer great Pele' retires with 1,281 goals in 1,363 games
Oct 04 In the year 1977 pier 39 opens in SF
Oct 09 Soyuz 25 launched to Saluyt 6, but returned after failing to dock in the year 1977.
Oct 11 Mason Gross, professor (Think Fast, 2 for the Money), dies at 66 in the year 1977.
Oct 11 On this day in history soyuz 25 returns to Earth
Oct 12 4th test of the space shuttle Enterprise on this day in history.
Oct 12 On this day in history doris Davenport, actress (Behind the News, Westerner), dies at 81
Oct 12 US Supreme Court heard arguments in "reverse discrimination" case of Allan Bakke, white student denied admission to U of Calif Med School on this day in history.
Oct 14 In the year 1977 bing Crosby, singer/actor (Going My Way), dies of a heart attack at 74
Oct 14 Linda Ronstadt sings the national anthem at the 74th World Series on this day in history.
Oct 15 Debbie Boone's "You Light Up My Life," goes #1 & stays #1 for 10 weeks in the year 1977.
Oct 15 On this day in history ralph Truman, actor (Henry V, Treasure Island), dies at 77
Oct 16 In the year 1977 michael Balcon, producer, dies at 81
Oct 17 In the year 1977 canada begins regular live TV coverage of Parliament
Oct 17 Robert C "Cal" Hubbard, US baseball player/umpire, dies at 77 in the year 1977.
Oct 17 In the year 1977 west German commandos storm hijacked Lufthansa in Mogadishu, Somalia freeing all 86 hostages & killing 3 of the 4 hijackers
Oct 18 Rolph Grant, cricketer (West Indian capt on 1939 England tour), dies on this day in history.
Oct 19 In the year 1977 supersonic Concorde jet's first landing in NYC
Oct 20 3 members of rock group Lynyrd Skynyrd die in charter plane crash in the year 1977.
Oct 20 Cassie Gaines, rocker (Lynyrd Skynyrd), dies in a plane crash at 28 on this day in history.
Oct 21 Ferit Tuzun, composer, dies at 48 in the year 1977.
Oct 22 International Sun-Earth Explorers 1 & 2 launched into Earth orbit on this day in history.
Oct 23 Panamanians vote 2 1 to approve the new Canal treaties in the year 1977.
Oct 23 In the year 1977 panamanians vote 2:1 to approve the new Canal treaties
Oct 26 5th & final test of space shuttle Enterprise on this day in history.
Oct 26 Dr Clifford R Wharton Jr named chancellor of State University of NY in the year 1977.
Oct 27 In the year 1977 james M Cain, US writer (Postman Always Rings Twice), dies at 85