On This Day

August 10, 1977 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • About 100 white sympathisers joined evicted black squatters in a protest against the demolition of shanty dwellings outside Cape Town, South Africa
  • Postal employee David Berkowitz arrested in Yonkers NY, accused of being "Son of Sam" 44 caliber killer
  • US & Panama sign Panama Canal Zone accord
  • USSR performs (underground) nuclear test