On This Day

What Happened on January 4, 1977

Historical Events

  • Mary Shane hired by Chicago White Sox as 1st woman TV play-by-play announcer

Famous Birthdays

  • Dan Shanahan, Irish hurler, born in Lismore, Republic of Ireland
  • David Millar, Scottish road racing cyclist (banned in 2004 for doping), born in Mtarfa, Malta
  • Irán Castillo, Mexican actress, born in Veracruz, Mexico
  • Tim Wheeler, Irish pop-rock singer-songwriter (Ash - "Shining Light"), born in Downpatrick, Northern Ireland
1977 Highlights

About January 4, 1977

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 9 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Day after New Year's Day (New Zealand), New Year Holiday (United Kingdom)

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