On This Day

What Happened on October 21, 1977

Historical Events

  • The European Patent Institute is founded.
  • US recalls William Bowdler, ambassador to South Africa

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Actor Peter Boyle (42) weds Loraine Alterman at the United Nations chapel in Manhattan


Famous Deaths

  • Ferit Tuzun, Turkish composer, dies at 48
1977 Highlights

About October 21, 1977

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 1 month and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Libra