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The ability to research and experience historical events is a very valuable asset. The historical events of the past are what define the world we experience today. For the year 1977, such historical events include the incorporation of the Apple Computer, the release of Star Wars the movie, the beginning of the Ethio-Somali War, the formation of the United States Department of Energy, the death of three members of Lynard Skynard due to a plane crash, and much more! Each title is available individually, and all are searchable via an interface that allows users to easily view, search, zoom, print and save digital page images.
There is no better source of the stories of yesterday, as they were actually told, than Newspaper Archives. Discover your ancestry with records from every world history event and find treasures that simply aren't available anywhere else. Newspaper Archives have preserved essential accounts of your family, famous people and events that shaped this nation for hundreds of years. What will you discover?
A demonstration of the Commodore PET, the first computer containing keyboard, screen, and tape storage, is given at Chicago's Consumer Electronics Show.
The incorporation of the Apple Computer occurs. Read More
The pardoning of the Tokyo Rose by the President of the United States Gerald Ford occurs.
The debut of the album by Fleetwood Mac, Rumours, that goes on to win a Grammy Award occurs.
Queen Elizabeth II of Australia forms the Australian Parliament. Read More
The discovery of the rings of Uranus occurs. Read More
The first album of the punk band The Clash debuts in the United Kingdom. Read More
The Silver Jubilee busses begin transportation in London. Read More
Star Wars the movie makes its debut in theaters, later becoming the highest grossing film of this era.
The last concert performed by Elvis Presley is made at Indianapolis' Market Square Arena.
The United States B-1 Bomber program is cancelled by President Jimmy Carter for a time, until it is reinstated during the Reagan Administration.
The Ethio-Somali War begins upon the declaration of war on Ethiopia made by Somalia. Read More
The last concert performed by the band Led Zeppelin in American takes place at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum.
The United States Department of Energy is formed upon the signing of a legislation by President Carter.
The first all-in-one computer, the Commodore PET, is sold for the first time after being demonstrated at the Consumer Electronics Show earlier in the year.
The United States and Panama sign treaties implementing an agreement to transfer control of the Panama Canal back to Panama.
The singing of a Nuclear-non proliferation pact takes place, having been signed by 15 countries.
A plane crash leaves three band members of Lynard Skynard dead near Mississippi. Read More
The formation of the European Patent Institute occurs. Read More
Charlie Kowal makes the discovery of the first known Solar System asteroids referred to as 2060 Chiron.
Harvey Milk becomes the first elected official to be openly gay, holding the position of City Supervisor in San Francisco, California.
A formation of a specialized agency of the United Nations, the International Fund for Agricultural Development, occurs.
The United Nations gain Djibouti and Vietnam as members. Read More
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