On This Day

What Happened on March 22, 1977

Historical Events

  • Dutch Labour Party (PvdA) government under Joop den Uyl falls

Historic Event

Indira Gandhi resigns as Prime Minister of India

4th Prime Minister of India Indira Gandhi
4th Prime Minister of India
Indira Gandhi

Famous Birthdays

  • Joey Porter, American NFL linebacker and coach (4-time Pro Bowl; Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Santa Ratniece, Latvian classical and choral composer (Horo horo hata hata), born in Jelgava, Latvia

Famous Deaths

  • A.K. Gopalan, Indian Communist leader (b. 1904)
  • Hymie Shertzer, American jazz and session saxophonist (Benny Goodman; NBC's Tonight Show), dies at 67
  • Witold Friemann, Polish composer, dies at 87
1977 Highlights

About March 22, 1977

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 7 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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