What Happened on July 4, 1977

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Cubs use fielder Larry Bittner as a pitcher
  • Nigel Harrison replaces Gary Valentine as bassist of Blondie
  • Red Sox wallop a major league-record 8 HRs beating Toronto 9-6

Famous Birthdays

  • Jonas Kjellgren, Swedish musician (Scar Symmetry)
  • Katia Zygouli, Greek supermodel

Famous Deaths

  • Gersh Budker, Russian physicist (b. 1918)