October 26, 1977 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • 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