# What Day of the Week

What day of the week is this date?

## 1977 Calendar

January
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031
February
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728
March
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031
April
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
May
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031
June
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
2627282930
July
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31
August
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031
September
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
252627282930
October
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031
November
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
27282930
December
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031

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### 1977 Historical Event(s)

•  January 17, 1977 – Convicted murderer Gary Gilmore is executed by a firing squad in Utah, ending a ten-year moratorium on Capital punishment in the United States.
•  January 19, 1977 – President Gerald Ford pardons Iva Toguri D'Aquino (a.k.a. “Tokyo Rose”).
•  February 18, 1977 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Fire Snake in Chinese astrology.
•  March 27, 1977 – Tenerife airport disaster: Two Boeing 747 airliners collide on a foggy runway on Tenerife in the Canary Islands, killing 583 (all 248 on KLM and 335 on Pan Am). 61 survived on the Pan Am flight.
•  April 27, 1977 – 28 people are killed in the Guatemala City air disaster.
•  June 13, 1977 – Convicted Martin Luther King Jr. assassin James Earl Ray is recaptured after escaping from prison three days before.
•  July 24, 1977 – End of a four day long Libyan-Egyptian War.
•  October 13, 1977 – Four Palestinians hijack Lufthansa Flight 181 to Somalia and demand release of 11 members of the Red Army Faction.
•  October 25, 1977 – Digital Equipment Corporation releases OpenVMS V1.0.
•  December 6, 1977 – South Africa grants independence to Bophuthatswana, although it is not recognized by any other country.

### Who Were Born On 1977?

•  February 6, 1977 – Josh Stewart, American actor
•  February 21, 1977 – Owen King, American writer and journalist
•  March 2, 1977 – Jay Gibbons, American baseball player
•  May 26, 1977 – Nikos Hatzivrettas, Greek basketball player
•  June 4, 1977 – Berglind Icey, Icelandic actor
•  August 14, 1977 – Ed Harcourt, UK singer, songwriter
•  August 31, 1977 – Craig Nicholls, Australian singer and guitarist (The Vines)
•  September 15, 1977 – Sophie Dahl, English model
•  November 4, 1977 – So Ji-sub, South Korean swimmer, model and actor
•  November 30, 1977 – Olivier Schoenfelder, French ice dancer