What Happened on June 19, 1977

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 77th US Golf Open: Hubert Green shoots a 278 at Southern Hills Tulsa
  • Indians fire manager Frank Robinson & replace him with Jeff Torborg
  • Judy Rankin wins LPGA Mayflower Golf Classic
  • Pope Paul VI makes 19th-cen bishop John Neumann 1st US male saint
  • Red Sox set 3 game record of 16 HRs, all against Yanks

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)
  • Lady Olave Baden-Powell, English founder of the Girl Guides, dies at 88