On This Day

What Happened on December 5, 1977

Historical Events

  • Egypt breaks off diplomatic relations with Syria, Libya, Algeria, Iraq & South Yemen

Famous Deaths

  • Aleksandr Vasilevsky, Soviet military commander (b. 1895)
  • Rahsaan Roland Kirk, American jazz multi-instrumentalist (Bright Moments, The Case of the 3 Sided Dream in Audio Color) dies of a stroke at 42
1977 Highlights

About December 5, 1977

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 8 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Sagittarius