What Happened on September 10, 1977

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Sport awardTennis Open

97th Women's U.S. Open: Chris Evert beats Wendy Turnbull (7-6, 6-2)

Tennis Legend Chris Evert
Tennis Legend
Chris Evert
  • Blue Jays beat Yankees 19-3 with 20 hits
  • Christa Vahlensieck runs female world record marathon (2:34:47.5)
  • Hamida Djandoubi, convicted of torture and murder, is the last person to be executed by Guillotine in France
  • Susan Perkins (Ohio), crowned 50th Miss America 1978

Famous Deaths

  • Hamida Djandoubi, Tunisian convicted murderer who was the last person to be executed in Western Europe, is beheaded in Marseille by guillotine at 28