What Happened on August 12, 1977

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • For 2nd straight day, Oakland's Manny Sanguillen foils a no-hit bid
  • High Energy Astronomy Observatory {HEAO] 1 launched into Earth's orbit by NASA
  • Space shuttle Enterprise makes 1st atmospheric flight

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Iva Majoli, Croatian tennis player (1996 Pan Pacific), born in Zagreb, Croatia

Tennis Player and French Open Champion Iva Majoli
Tennis Player and French Open Champion
Iva Majoli
  • Jesper Grønkjær, Danish footballer
  • Park Yong-ha, South Korean actor and singer
  • Plaxico Burress, American football player