On This Day

What Happened on January 20, 1977

‘My Name is Jimmy Carter and I’m Running for President’

Historical Events

  • George H. W. Bush ends his term as 11th director of CIA replaced by E. Henry Knoche as acting director

Famous Birthdays

  • Melody [Nathalie Lefebvre], Belgian pop singer, born in Ronse, Belgium
  • Paul Adams, South African cricketer (lefty very unorthodox bowler for South Africa), born in Cape Town, South Africa
  • Sid Wilson, American musician (Slipknot), born in Des Moines, Iowa
1977 Highlights

About January 20, 1977

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 10 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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