On This Day

What Happened on July 2, 1977

Historical Events


Sport awardWimbledon Men's Tennis

Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Sweden's Björn Borg beats American Jimmy Connors 3-6, 6-2, 6-1, 5-7, 6-4 for the second of 5 consecutive Wimbledon singles titles

Tennis Player Björn Borg
Tennis Player
Björn Borg
Tennis Legend Jimmy Connors
Tennis Legend
Jimmy Connors

Famous Deaths


Person of interestVladimir Nabokov

Vladimir Nabokov, Russian-American novelist (Lolita, Ada), dies at 78


1977 Highlights

About July 2, 1977

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 4 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Cancer