What Happened on August 15, 1977

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • England regain cricket Ashes by taking a 3-0 series lead over Aust
  • Herbert Kappler, head of Nazi police and security services in Rome during WWII, escapes from prison hospital in Rome

Famous Birthdays

  • Igor Cassina, Italian gymnast
  • Martin Biron, Canadian ice hockey goaltender
  • Nicole Paggi, American actress