What happened this day in history August 8, 1977

What are the important events that happened on August 8, 1977? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

August 8, 1977: Facts & Myths About This Day

August 8, 1977 is the 220th day of the year 1977 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 145 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Monday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is July 26, 1977 – a Monday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 239,846,400 seconds has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘dihectaicosagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Cent every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $160.54. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Leo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Peridot is the modern birthstone for this month. Diamond is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Snake is the mythical animal and Fire is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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Who were born on August 8, 1977?

  • 1977
    Kurt Bernard, Costa Rican footballer
  • 1977
    Lindsay Sloane, American actress
  • 1977
    Mohammad Wasim, Pakistani cricketer
  • 1977
    Nicolas Vogondy, French cyclist
  • 1977
    Rocky Thompson, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1977
    Szilard Nemeth, Slovak footballer

Who died on August 8, 1977?

  • 1977
    Edgar Adrian, 1st Baron Adrian, British electrophysiologist; Nobel Prize Laureate (b. 1889)

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