1977 in the United States

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Events from the year 1977 in the United States.

Incumbents[edit]

Federal Government[edit]

Events[edit]

January[edit]

January 20: Jimmy Carter becomes 39th President of the United States

February[edit]

March[edit]

An excursion train pulled by a classic BC Rail steam locomotive visits Oakland, California in 1977

April[edit]

  • April 4 – Grundy, Virginia experienced a major flood that caused around $15 million in damages to 228 residential and commercial structures.
  • April 21 – Residents of Dover, Massachusetts report sightings of the so-called "Dover Demon".

May[edit]

June[edit]

July[edit]

August[edit]

September[edit]

Voyager 1 launched Sept. 5, 1977

October[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]

Undated[edit]

Ongoing[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The mean temperature for January 1977 of 23.09 °F or −4.95 °C was the coldest since before 1895, but was broken in January 1979.
  2. ^ Januaries 1981, 1985 and 2014 have since surpassed this figure, almost certainly largely due to man-made global warming.

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