On This Day

What Happened on February 1, 1977

Historical Events

  • Blizzard in upstate New York and Southern Ontario claims 23 lives

Famous Birthdays

  • Kevin Kilbane, Irish soccer left back, winger (110 caps Republic of Ireland; WBA, Sunderland, Everton), born in Preston, England
  • Phil Ivey, American poker player (10 World Series of Poker bracelets, 1 World Poker Tour title, 9 World Poker Tour final tables), born in Riverside, California

Famous Deaths

  • Edmond Hamilton, American sci-fi author (Danger Planet), dies at 72
1977 Highlights

About February 1, 1977

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 10 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aquarius