On This Day

What Happened on November 20, 1977

Historical Events

Historic Event

Egyptian President Anwar Sadat becomes the 1st Arab leader to address Israeli Knesset

  • Steve Largent begins NFL streak of 177 consecutive game receptions

NFL Record

Walter Payton (Bears) rushes for NFL record 275 yards


Famous Birthdays

  • Josh Turner, American singer (Long Black Train), born in Hannah, South Carolina
  • Rudy Charles [Dan Engler], American professional wrestling referee, born in Evansville, Indiana

Famous Deaths

  • Maxie Wander, Austrian writer (Good Morning My Lovely), dies at 44
1977 Highlights

About November 20, 1977

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 44 years and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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