Historical Events on October 26th, 1977

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 5th & final test of space shuttle Enterprise
  • Dr Clifford R Wharton Jr named chancellor of State University of New York
  • Last natural case of smallpox discovered in Merca district, Somalia. Considered the anniversary of the eradication of smallpox, the most spectacular success of vaccination
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site