On This Day

What Happened on December 22, 1977

Historical Events

  • 36 die as grain elevator at Continental Grain Company plant explodes

Famous Birthdays

  • Joanna Hughes, Australian gymnast (Olympics 1996), born in Victoria, Australia

Famous Deaths

  • Johann Nepomuk David, composer, dies at 82
1977 Highlights

About December 22, 1977

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 9 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Capricorn