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 Birthdays

  • Matthew Ramsey, American country music songwriter, guitarist, and vocalist (Old Dominion -"Break Up With Him"; "Snapback") , born in Buchanan, Virginia

Famous Weddings

Peter Boyle

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? 44 years, 1 month and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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