On This Day

What Happened on September 1, 1977

Historical Events

  • Tracy Austin at age 14 years, 8 months, 20 days, becomes the youngest female to play in the US Open, beating German Heidi Eisterlehner 3-6, 6-3, 6-1 in a 1st round match
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Aamir Ali, Indian television actor
  • Aaron Schobel, American football player
  • David Albelda, Spanish footballer
  • Raffaele Giammaria, Italian racing driver
  • Shoshana Bean, American stage actress

Famous Deaths

  • Ethel Waters, American actress (Beulah), singer (Stormy Weather), dies at 76
1977 Highlights

About September 1, 1977

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 1 month and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Virgo