On This Day

What Happened on December 7, 1977

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Islander Billy Smith's 10th shut-out opponent-Black Hawks 4-0

Famous Birthdays

  • Dominic Howard, English drummer (Muse)
  • Fernando Vargas, Oxnard Ca, welterweight boxer (Olympics 1996)
  • Francesca Lubiani, Bologna Italy, tennis star (Futures-Amadora-POR)
  • Luke Donald, English golfer (US Masters 2005, PGA C'ship 2006 3rd), born in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire

Famous Deaths

  • Paul Gibb, cricketer (England batsman, 8 Tests), dies
  • Peter Carl Goldmark, German-Hungarian engineer (developed the LP record format), dies in a car accident at 77