What Happened on August 16, 1977

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • Yanks blow 9-4 lead in 9th but beat Chicago 11-10 in bottom of 9th

Famous Birthdays

  • Tamer Hosny, Egyptian singer and actor, born in Cairo, Egypt

Famous Deaths


Person of interestElvis Presley

Elvis Presley, American musician, dies at Graceland at 42, with the official cause of death being cardiac arrhythmia

Singer & Cultural Icon Elvis Presley
Singer & Cultural Icon
Elvis Presley