On This Day

What Happened on February 8, 1977

Historical Events

  • Earthquake in San Francisco, at 5.0, strongest since 1966

Historic Event

Hustler publisher Larry Flynt sentenced on obscenity charges

Famous Birthdays

  • Barry Hall, Australian rules footballer
  • Bridgette Kerkove, American actress
  • Dave Farrell, American musician (Linkin Park)
  • Yucef Merhi, Venezuelan artist

Famous Deaths

  • Eivind Groven, Norwegian composer and ethnomusicologist, dies at 75
1977 Highlights

About February 8, 1977

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 9 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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