On This Day

What Happened on July 4, 1977

Historical Events

  • Nigel Harrison replaces Gary Valentine as bassist of Blondie
  • Red Sox end 9-game losing streak by smashing a MLB-record 8 HRs in a 9-6 win vs Toronto at Fenway Park

Famous Birthdays

  • Jonas Kjellgren, Swedish musician (Scar Symmetry), born in Grangärde, Sweden
  • Katia Zygouli, Greek supermodel, born in Thessaloniki, Greece

Famous Deaths

  • Gersh Budker, Russian physicist (b. 1918)
1977 Highlights

About July 4, 1977

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 5 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Independence Day (United States)

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