On This Day

What Happened on September 7, 1977

Historical Events

  • Ethiopia drops diplomatic relations with Somalia

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Jimmy Carter and Panama's General Omar Torrijos sign the Panama Canal treaties, guaranteeing Panama control of the Panama Canal after 1999

39th US President Jimmy Carter
39th US President
Jimmy Carter
  • Watergate conspirator G. Gordon Liddy is released from prison after serving 4 years and 4 1/2 months

Famous Birthdays

  • Jon Macken, British footballer (Preston North End), born in Blackley, England
  • Molly Holly [Nora Kristina Benshoof], American professional wrestler, born in Forest Lake, Minnesota

Famous Deaths

  • Gustave Reese, American musicologist (Music in the Middle Ages; Music in the Renaissance), and teacher, dies at 77
1977 Highlights

About September 7, 1977

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 1 month and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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