On This Day

What Happened on April 16, 1977

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Alex Haley finds his Roots in Juffure, Gambia

Writer Alex Haley
Alex Haley

Famous Birthdays

  • Alek Wek, Sudanese supermodel, born in Wau, South Sudan
  • Fredrik Ljungberg, Swedish footballer, born in Vittsj√∂, Sweden
1977 Highlights

About April 16, 1977

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 7 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aries