On This Day

What Happened on August 14, 1977

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 77,691 see NY Cosmos beat Fort Lauderdale Strikers 8-3 at Giants Stadium
  • PGA Championship Men's Golf, Pebble Beach: Lanny Wadkins wins his only major title in event's 1st sudden-death playoff with Gene Littler

Famous Birthdays

  • Juan Pierre, American baseball player, born in Mobile, Alabama

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander Luria, Russian neuropsychologist (Higher Cortical Functions in Man), dies at 75