What Happened on August 18, 1977

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 2 girls are killed by a runaway car outside of Graceland
  • Dodgers pitcher Don Sutton throws his NL record tying 5th one-hitter
  • South African anti-apartheid activist Steve Biko is arrested at a roadblock (dies of police beating 12 September)

Famous Birthdays

  • RĂ©gine Chassagne, Canadian musician Arcade Fire