Historical Events on April 18, 1977

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • "Side by Side" by Stephen Sondheim opens at Music Box NYC for 390 performances
  • 81st Boston Marathon: Jerome Drayton of Canada 1st man in 2:14:46 and Miki Gorman of United States 1st woman in 2:48:33

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Alex Haley, author of "Roots", awarded Pulitzer Prize

Writer Alex Haley
Writer
Alex Haley

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Eddie Murray hits his 1st HR

MLB First Baseman Eddie Murray
MLB First Baseman
Eddie Murray
  • Pulitzer prize awarded to Michael Cristofer for "Shadow Box"