What Happened on July 21, 1977

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Libyan-Egyptian border fights
  • Sanjiva Reddy is elected sixth President of India unopposed

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Sirimavo Bandaranaike loses general election

World's 1st Female Head of State Sirimavo Bandaranaike
World's 1st Female Head of State
Sirimavo Bandaranaike

Famous Birthdays

  • Allison Wagner, 200m/400m medley swimmer (Olympic silver 1996)
  • Jaime Murray, British actress
  • Paul Casey, English golfer
  • Sarah Biasini, daughter of actress Romy Schneider

Famous Deaths

  • Lee Miller, American photographer (War correspondent for Vogue in WWII), dies at 70