On This Day

What Happened on January 21, 1977

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Jimmy Carter pardons almost all Vietnam War draft evaders

39th US President Jimmy Carter
39th US President
Jimmy Carter

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? 43 years, 10 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aquarius