On This Day

What Happened on February 8, 1977

Historical Events

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Hustler publisher Larry Flynt sentenced on obscenity charges

Magazine Publisher Larry Flynt
Magazine Publisher
Larry Flynt

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? 43 years, 9 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aquarius