Empress of India – Queen Victoria
Viceroy of India – Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of Lytton
Celebrations in darbars are held in India now that Queen Victoria is Empress of India.
1 July 1877 – Kutch Museum was founded.
Gilgit Agency was formed.
First Suspension Bridge in India was opened in Punalur,Travancore (now in Kerala).
9 November – Muhammad Iqbal, poet of the East (d.1938).
24 November – Kavasji Jamshedji Petigara, first Indian to become the Deputy Commissioner of Police of the Mumbai Police (d.1941).
30 August – Toru Dutt, poet (b.1856).
1877 in India Wikipedia
Events in the year 1877 in India.