On This Day

What Happened on August 19, 1977

Historical Events

  • USSR performs nuclear test at Sary Shagan USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Callum Blue, English actor (Dead Like Me, The Tudors), born in London, England
  • Iban Mayo, Spanish cyclist, born in Igorre, Spain

Famous Deaths

Groucho Marx

Groucho Marx [Julius], American comedian (Marx Bros, You Bet Your Life), dies at 86

1977 Highlights

About August 19, 1977

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 3 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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