On This Day

What Happened on March 4, 1977

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 1st CRAY 1 supercomputer shipped, to Los Alamos Laboratories, NM
  • Earthquake in Romania kills 1,541
  • West Indian cricket fast bowler Colin Croft takes 8-29 against Pakistan in 2nd Test win at Port-of-Spain; best Test figures by a pace bowler from the West Indies

Famous Birthdays

  • Ana Gabriela Guevara, Mexican athlete
  • Daniel Klewer, German footballer
  • Jason Marsalis, American musician
  • Juha Helppi, Finnish professional poker player

Famous Deaths

  • AndrĂ©s Caicedo, Colombian writer (b. 1951)
  • Lutz Graf Schwerin von Krosigk, German politician and former Chancellor of Germany (b. 1887)
  • Toma Caragiu, Romanian actor (b. 1925)