On This Day

What Happened on August 26, 1977

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Frank Martinus Arion forms Surinamese Writers group 77

Famous Birthdays

  • Liam Botham, cricketer (son of Ian Hampshire all-rounder 1996)
  • Morris Peterson, American basketball player
  • Saeko Chiba, Japanese seiyū

Famous Deaths

  • H. A. Rey, American author of popular constellation book, dies at 78
  • Heinz Rottger, German composer, dies at 67
  • Willis Bouchey, actor (Battle Cry, From Here to Eternity), dies at 34