On This Day

What Happened on November 20, 1977

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

President of Egypt and Nobel Laureate Anwar Sadat
President of Egypt and Nobel Laureate
Anwar Sadat
  • Steve Largent begins NFL streak of 177 consecutive game receptions

Sports record brokenNFL Record

Walter Payton (Bears) rushes for NFL record 275 yards

NFL Running Back Walter Payton
NFL Running Back
Walter Payton

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? 43 years and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Scorpio