What Happened on October 1, 1977

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Brazilian soccer great Pele retires with 1,281 goals in 1,363 games

Brazilian Football Legend Pele
Brazilian Football Legend

Hall of fameHall of Fame

Elton John honored by MSG Hall of Fame

Singer Elton John
Elton John
  • US Department of Energy established
  • Yanks win 2nd consecutive AL East title

Famous Birthdays

  • Alejandro Hernandez, Tijuana Mexico, tennis pro
  • Jeffrey van Hooydonk, Belgian race car driver