On This Day

What Happened on April 21, 1977

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Billy Martin pulls Yankee line-up out of a hat, beats Blue Jays 8-6

Baseball Player and Manager Billy Martin
Baseball Player and Manager
Billy Martin
  • C Strouse & M Charnin's musical "Annie" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 2377 performances
  • Zia ur-Rahman appointed president of Bangladesh

Famous Birthdays

  • Doseone [Adam Drucker], American rapper (co-founder of Anticon), born in Napa, Idaho

Famous Deaths

  • Milton "Gummo" Marx, American comic (Marx Brothers), dies at 84
1977 Highlights

About April 21, 1977

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 3 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Taurus