What Happened on August 28, 1977

Historical Events

Baseball Record

Nolan Ryan strikes out 300 batters for 5th straight year

  • NY Cosmos defeat Seattle Sounders, 2-1, at Civic Stadium in Portland Ore, winning their 2nd North American Soccer League championship

Sports History

NY Yankee Ron Guidry faces just 28 men & beats Texas Rangers 1-0

1977 History

About August 28, 1977

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 9 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Best Of My Love - The Emotions
  • UK #1 Song: Way Down - Elvis Presley