On This Day

What Happened on August 24, 1977

Famous Birthdays

  • Denílson, Brazilian footballer, born in Diadema, São Paulo, Brazil
  • John Green, American author (The Fault in Our Stars) and vlogger, born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Jürgen Macho, Austrian footballer, born in Vienna, Austria
  • Per Gade, Danish footballer, born in Nibe, Denmark
  • Robert Enke, German football goalkeeper, born in Jena, Germany (d. 2009)

Famous Deaths

  • Buddy O'Connor, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1916)
  • Soewarsih Djojopoespito, Indonesian writer (Toe the Line), dies at 65
1977 Highlights

About August 24, 1977

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 3 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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