On This Day

What Happened on June 19, 1977

Historical Events

Sports History

MLB Cleveland Indians fire manager Frank Robinson and replace him with Jeff Torborg

Baseball Outfielder and Manager Frank Robinson
Baseball Outfielder and Manager
Frank Robinson

Historic Event

Pope Paul VI makes 19th-cen bishop John Neumann 1st US male saint

Pope Paul VI
Paul VI
  • Red Sox set 3 game record of 16 HRs, all against Yanks
  • US Open Golf, Southern Hills CC: Hubert Green shoots 2-under 278 to beat Lou Graham by 1 stroke

Famous Birthdays

  • Peter Warrick, American NFL running back (Tampa Bay Buccaneers), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Veronika Vařeková, Czech supermodel

Famous Deaths

  • Ali Shariati, Iranian sociologist (b. 1933)
1977 Highlights

About June 19, 1977

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 4 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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