On This Day

What Happened on January 2, 1977

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Bowie Kuhn suspends Braves owner Ted Turner for one year due to tampering charges in Gary Matthews free-agency signing

Founder of CNN Ted Turner
Founder of CNN
Ted Turner

Famous Birthdays

  • Ales Pisa, Czech ice hockey player
  • Scott Proctor, American baseball player

Famous Deaths

Person of interestErroll Garner

Erroll Garner, jazz pianist (Misty), dies at 53

Jazz Pianist Erroll Garner
Jazz Pianist
Erroll Garner