On This Day

What Happened on July 28, 1977

Historical Events

  • 1st oil through the TransAlaska Pipeline System reach Valdez, Alaska

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Legendary England cricket all-rounder Ian Botham on debut takes 5 for 74 in the Australian 1st innings in a 7 wicket 3rd Test win at Trent Bridge

Cricketer Ian Botham
Ian Botham
  • Roy Wilkins turn over NAACP leadership to Benjamin Hooks

Famous Birthdays

  • Aki Berg, Finnish NHL defenseman (LA Kings), born in Raisio, Finland
  • Manu Ginóbili, Argentine basketball player, born in Bahía Blanca, Argentina
1977 Highlights

About July 28, 1977

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 44 years and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Leo