On This Day

What Happened on August 23, 1977

Historical Events

  • 1st man-powered flight of a mile (Bryan Allen in Gossamer Condor)
  • Marxist philosopher Rudolf Bahro imprisoned in German DR

Famous Birthdays

  • Douglas Sequeira, Costa Rican footballer, born in San José, Costa Rica
  • Jared Fogle, American spokesperson known as the Subway Guy, born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Nicole Bobeck, American figure skater (US Champ 1995), born in Chicago, Illinois
1977 Highlights

About August 23, 1977

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 11 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Virgo