On This Day

What Happened on April 30, 1977

Historical Events

  • "Party with Comden & Green" closes at Morosco NYC after 92 performances

Historic Event

Human rights group Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo begin protesting at the forced disappearances of thousands, under the military dictatorship of Jorge Rafael Videla, in Buenos Aires

  • Ron Cey sets record of 29 RBIs in April
  • Wrestler "Superstar" Billy Graham beats Bruno Sammartino in Baltimore, to become WWF champion

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeannie Haddaway, American politician
  • Pell James, American actress, born in Virginia

Famous Deaths

  • Clive Martin Douglas, Australian composer, dies at 73
1977 Highlights

About April 30, 1977

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 6 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Taurus