On This Day

What Happened on February 20, 1977

Historical Events

  • "My Fair Lady" closes at St James Theater NYC after 384 performances
  • 19th Daytona 500: Cale Yarborough wins his 2nd Great American Race; Janet Guthrie first female NASCAR Cup Series driver; finishes 12th

Famous Birthdays

  • Amal Hijazi, Lebanese pop singer (Zaman), born in Kfarfila, Lebanon
  • Bartosz Kizierowski, Polish swimmer
  • Sarah Ryan, Adelaide SA Australia, swimmer (Olympics 1996)
  • Stephon Marbury, NBA guard (Minn Timberwolves)
  • T.J. Slaughter, American football player

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

World No. 1 tennis player Arthur Ashe (33) weds photographer Jeanne Moutoussamy in New York City

Tennis Player Arthur Ashe
Tennis Player
Arthur Ashe

1977 Highlights

About February 20, 1977

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 3 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Pisces