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August 4, 1977 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • US President Carter establishes Department of Energy

Deaths in History

  • Edgar Adrian, English physiologist (Nobel 1932-function of neurons), dies at 87
  • Emil Bloch, German philosopher (Principle Hope, Traces), dies at 92
1977 in History