What Happened on May 22, 1977

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

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

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Coca-Cola Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth
  • 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

  • Gijsbert van Hall, banker/mayor of Amsterdam (1957-67), dies at 73
  • Marius Monnikendam, Dutch choir composer, dies at 80