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==Major Events==
 
==Major Events==
 
The following major events took place in 1977:
 
The following major events took place in 1977:
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* 21 January: President Jimmy Carter pardons [[Vietnam War]] draft evaders.
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* 12 March: Centenary Test between England and [[Australia]], Australia wins by 45 runs (same margin as in 1877).
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* 6 June - 9 June: [[Silver Jubilee]] celebrations, street parties, marvellous.
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* 15 August: US astronomers receive the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wow_signal "Wow!" signal], shops report a run on tin foil.
  
 
==Military Events==
 
==Military Events==
 
The following [[military]] events took place in 1977:
 
The following [[military]] events took place in 1977:
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* 3 May: ''HMS'' Invincible is launched at Barrow-in-Furness by HMQ.

Revision as of 16:41, 28 July 2008


Major Events

The following major events took place in 1977:

  • 21 January: President Jimmy Carter pardons Vietnam War draft evaders.
  • 12 March: Centenary Test between England and Australia, Australia wins by 45 runs (same margin as in 1877).
  • 6 June - 9 June: Silver Jubilee celebrations, street parties, marvellous.
  • 15 August: US astronomers receive the "Wow!" signal, shops report a run on tin foil.

Military Events

The following military events took place in 1977:

  • 3 May: HMS Invincible is launched at Barrow-in-Furness by HMQ.