On This Day

What Happened on April 7, 1977

Historical Events

  • Consumer Product Safety Comn bans "TRIS" flame-retardant
  • German Federal Prosecutor Siegfried Buback and his driver are shot dead by two Red Army Faction members, starting the "German Autumn"
  • Toronto Blue Jays 1st game, they beat Chicago 9-5

Famous Birthdays

  • Silvana Arias, Peruvian actress

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Businessman Donald Trump (30) weds his first wife Czech model Ivana Zelníčková (28) at the Marble Collegiate Church in Manhattan, New York

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump

Famous Deaths

  • Jim Thompson, American author (The Killer Inside Me), dies at 70
  • Siegfried Buback, German Federal Prosecutor, assassinated by far-leftist militant group Red Army Faction, at 57
1977 Highlights

About April 7, 1977

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 6 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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