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 President

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: Deaths in 1977

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://inventors.about.com/library/weekly/aa121598.htm
  2. ^ Mitchell K. Hall (2008). "Chronology". Historical Dictionary of the Nixon-Ford Era. Scarecrow Press. ISBN 978-0-8108-6410-8. 
  3. ^ Elvis Presley (1935-1977): Funeral in Memphis
  4. ^ [1]
  5. ^ October to February Mean Temperature: Ohio Valley; National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  6. ^ July to June Precipitation: Western NWS Region, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  7. ^ Northwest Region July to June Precipitation, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  8. ^ Quinn, F. H., Assell, R. A., Boyce, D. E., Leshkevich, G. A., Snider, C. R., and Weisnet, D.; ‘Summary of Great Lakes Weather and Ice Conditions, Winter 1976-77’

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