On This Day

What Happened on February 24, 1977

Historical Events

  • 12th Academy of Country Music Awards: Mickey Gilley and Crystal Gayle win

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Jimmy Carter announces US foreign aid will consider human rights

39th US President Jimmy Carter
39th US President
Jimmy Carter

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexis Jose Grullon, American vocalist (Menudo-Cannonball), born in NYC, New York
  • Bronson Arroyo, American baseball player

Person of interestFloyd Mayweather, Jr.

Floyd Mayweather Jr., American boxer (5 x weight division world champion; record 26 consecutive wins in world title fights (10 by KO; undefeated record 50-0), born in Grand Rapids, Michigan

  • Jason Akermanis, Australian rules footballer
1977 Highlights

About February 24, 1977

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 9 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Pisces