September 12, 1977 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • Anti-apartheid activist Steve Biko dies in police custody from his injuries after being beaten and tortured by police

Deaths in History

  • Robert Lowell, US poet/pacifist (Near the Ocean), dies at 60)
  • Steven Biko, South African anti-apartheid activist, dies in police custody at 30