On This Day

What Happened on May 22, 1977

Historical Events

The Orient Express

Final European scheduled run of the Orient Express (after 94 years)

  • Red Sox (6) & Brewers (5) tie single game HR record of 11

Famous Birthdays

  • Alastair Ralphs, Canadian professional wrestler
  • Dre Bly, American Football Player
  • Seán Óg Ó hAilpín, Irish hurler
  • Vinnie Potestivo, American TV Producer

Famous Deaths

  • Gijs van Hall, Dutch politician and Mayor of Amsterdam (1957-67), dies at 73
  • Marius Monnikendam, Dutch choir composer, dies at 80
1977 Highlights

About May 22, 1977

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 8 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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