Historical Events In 1977
Saturday, 24 October 2020
Dec 05 Egypt breaks diplomatic relations with Syria, Libya, Algeria, Iraq & S Yemen in the year 1977.
Dec 05 In the year 1977 the Plymouth Horizon was introduced on this day. It was the first American-made small car with front-wheel drive. Technical advances in drive technology had reduced the size and cost of front-wheel drive systems.
Dec 06 In the year 1977 south Africa grants Bophuthatswana independence
Dec 07 In the year 1977 islander Billy Smith's 10th shut-out opponent-Black Hawks 4-0
Dec 07 On this day in history paul Gibb, cricketer (England batsman, 8 Tests), dies
Dec 09 On this day in history clarice Lispector, writer, dies
Dec 10 On this day in history soyuz 26 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station
Dec 12 On this day in history clementine O Spencer-Churchill (Hozier), British barones, dies at 92
Dec 13 Entire University of Evansville basketball team, die in plane crash in the year 1977.
Dec 14 Egypt and Israel reps gather in Cairo for first formal peace conference in the year 1977.
Dec 18 On this day in history cyril Ritchard, actor (Peter Pan), dies at 80
Dec 19 Nellie Tayloe Ross, 1st woman governor, dies at 101 on this day in history.
Dec 20 On this day in history first Space walk made by G Grechko from Salyut
Dec 22 36 die as grain elevator at Continental Grain Company plant explodes in the year 1977.
Dec 22 In the year 1977 after only ten months as a professional jockey, sixteen-year-old Steve Cauthen won his 355th race and set a new earnings record.
Dec 22 In the year 1977 johann Nepomuk David, composer, dies at 82
Dec 22 On this day in history the Canadian government starts building first six new naval frigates; part of $1.5 billion naval program. (not nearly enough)
Dec 25 Charlie Chaplin, actor (Modern Times), dies in Switzerland at 88 in the year 1977.
Dec 25 In the year 1977 israeli PM Menachem Begin meets in Egypt with Egyptian President Sadat
Dec 26 On this day in history howard Hawks, director (Rio Lobo, Hatari!), dies at 81
Dec 30 In the year 1977 carter holds first news conference by US President in Eastern Europe (Warsaw)
Dec 31 Donald Woods, a banned white editor flees South Africa in the year 1977.
Dec 31 On this day in history nora Marlowe, actress (Sara-Gov & JJ), dies at 62
Dec 31 On this day in history ted Bundy escapes from jail in Colorado