On This Day

What Happened on April 27, 1977

Historical Events

  • 28 people are killed in the Guatemala City air disaster.
  • Bloody riots in Soweto, South Africa
  • HCC, Hobby Computer Club, forms in Netherlands

Famous Birthdays

  • Jerry Trainor, American actor (Drake & Josh, iCarly), born in San Diego, California
  • Khalid Zoubaa, French long-distance runner, born in Sète, Hérault

Famous Deaths

  • Stanley Adams, American actor (Star Trek, Breakfast at Tiffany's), commits suicide at 61
1977 Highlights

About April 27, 1977

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 6 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Taurus