On This Day

What Happened on January 21, 1977

Historical Events

Historic Event

US President Jimmy Carter pardons almost all Vietnam War draft evaders

Famous Birthdays

  • Al Baxter, Australian rugby union footballer
  • Phil Neville, English footballer
  • Rick Ross, American rapper

Famous Deaths

  • John Vincent, American composer, dies at 74
  • Sandro Penna, Italian poet, dies at 70
  • Zoltan Vasarhelyi, composer, dies at 76
1977 Highlights

About January 21, 1977

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 10 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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