On This Day

What Happened on January 3, 1977

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • "The Police Tapes" premiere on New York City TV station WNET, based somewhat on 1960s NYPD officers who worked in its South Bronx
  • Apple Computer, Inc incorporates
  • Former Home Secretary Roy Jenkins announces his intention to be Britain's first President of the European Commission
  • Lindy McDaniel retires with 2nd most pitching appearances (987 games)

Famous Birthdays

  • A.J. Burnett, American baseball player
  • Beata Handra, dance skater (& Sinek-1997 Pac Coast Sr 3rd), born in San Francisco, California
  • Lee Bowyer, English footballer
  • Mayumi Iizuka, Japanese voice actress (seiyū)

Famous Deaths

  • Avraham Ofer, Israeli minister of housing, commits suicide
  • Benno Stokvis, Dutch attorney/politician, dies at 75