What Happened on May 23, 1977

Historical Events

  • Benin adopts its constitution
  • Moluccan extremists hold 105 schoolchildren & 50 others hostage on a hijacked train in Neth, children released May 27, siege ends June 11

Historic Event

US Supreme Court refuses to hear appeals of Watergate wrong doers H. R. Haldeman, John Ehrlichman & John Mitchell


Famous Birthdays

  • Richard Ayoade, English comedian, actor and director (The IT Crowd), born in London, England
1977 Highlights

About May 23, 1977

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 8 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Victoria Day (Canada)

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Gemini

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