On This Day

What Happened on May 22, 1977

Historical Events


TrainThe Orient Express

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

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Poster advertising the Orient Express schedule
Poster advertising the Orient Express schedule
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  • 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? 43 years, 8 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Gemini