On This Day

What Happened on August 21, 1977

Historical Events

  • Donna Patterson Brice sets high speed water skiing record (111.11 mph)

Famous Deaths

  • Danny Lockin, American actor/dancer, dies from bleeding to death after being stabbed 100 times
  • Octavus L "Octave" van Aerschot, actor (Scandal in Paris), dies at 87
1977 Highlights

About August 21, 1977

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 11 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Leo