What Happened on December 18, 1977

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Cleveland Cavaliers retire jersey # 42, Nate Thumond
  • Dutch Antilles: premier Boy Rozendal points independence off

Famous Birthdays

  • José Acevedo, Dominican baseball player

Famous Deaths

  • Cyril Ritchard, Australian actor (Peter Pan, Hans Brinker), dies at 80
  • Louis Untermeyer, poet/critic/TV panelist (What's My Line), dies at 92