On This Day

What Happened on February 24, 1977

Historical Events

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

Historic Event

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

Famous Birthdays

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

Floyd 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? 44 years, 9 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Pisces