On This Day

What Happened on August 4, 1977

Historical Events

  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • US President Carter establishes Department of Energy

Famous Birthdays

  • Frankie Kazarian, American professional wrestler
  • Luís Boa Morte, Portuguese footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Edgar Adrian, English physiologist (Nobel 1932-function of neurons), dies at 87
  • Emil Bloch, German philosopher (Principle Hope, Traces), dies at 92
1977 Highlights

About August 4, 1977

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 3 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Leo