Historical Events on October 23rd, 1977

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 28th Formula One WDC: Niki Lauda wins by 17 points
  • 7th NYC Women's Marathon won by Miki Gorman in 2:43:10
  • 8th NYC Marathon won by Bill Rodgers in 2:11:38
  • Paleontologist Elso Barghoorn announces that 34-billion-year-old one-celled fossils, the earliest life forms, had been discovered
  • Panamanians vote 2:1 to approve new Canal treaties