What Happened on July 28, 1977

Historical Events

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

Cricket Debut

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

  • Roy Wilkins turns 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? 45 years, 6 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Leo

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