On This Day

What Happened on December 7, 1977

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Dominic Howard, English drummer (Muse), born in Stockport, England
  • Fernando Vargas, American welterweight boxer (Olympics 1996), born in Oxnard, California
  • 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
1977 Highlights

About December 7, 1977

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 10 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Sagittarius