On This Day

What Happened on April 16, 1977

Day of the Week: Saturday

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