On This Day

What Happened on October 21, 1977

Day of the Week: Friday

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