On This Day

What Happened on June 23, 1977

Historical Events

  • Violence erupts in Soweto, South Africa, again and the police make at least 146 arrests

Famous Birthdays

  • Hayden Foxe, Australian soccer defender (Olyroos, Olympics 1996)
  • Jason Mraz, American singer-songwriter ("I'm Yours"; "Have It All"), born in Mechanicsville, Virginia
  • Miguel Ángel Angulo, Spanish footballer
1977 Highlights

About June 23, 1977

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 1 month and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Cancer