On This Day

What Happened on June 10, 1977

Historical Events

  • Al Geiberger becomes the 1st player in history to post a score of 59 (−13) in a PGA Tour-sanctioned event, during the 2nd round Danny Thomas Memphis Classic at Colonial CC in Cordova, Tennessee
  • Apple Computer ships its first Apple II computers
  • International Labour Organisation and United Nations meet to discuss apartheid in South Africa and potential actions to prevent further violence and state repression.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

James Earl Ray (Martin Luther King's killer) escapes from prison

Assassin of Martin Luther King Jr. James Earl Ray
Assassin of Martin Luther King Jr.
James Earl Ray

Famous Birthdays

  • Adam Darski, Polish musician most known for being the leader of Behemoth
  • Mike Rosenthal, American football player, sports radio talk show host
  • Takako Matsu, Japanese singer and actress
1977 Highlights

About June 10, 1977

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 5 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Gemini