What Happened on May 1st, 1977

Day of Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 36 people are killed in Taksim Square, Istanbul, during the Labour Day celebrations.
  • Chantal Langlace runs female world record marathon (2:35:15.4)
  • Debbie Austin wins LPGA Birmingham Golf Classic

Famous Birthdays

  • Anna Louise Wilson, Dunedin NZ, 100m breast stroke (Olympics-96)
  • Dan Regan, American musician (Reel Big Fish)
  • Vera Lischka, Austrian swimmer