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  • Koningin JulianaKoningin Juliana (Huis van Oranje-Nassau) was from September 4, 1948 till April 30, 1980 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Koninkrijk der Nederlanden)
  • In The Netherlands , there was from Friday, May 11, 1973 to Monday, December 19, 1977 the cabinet Den Uyl, with Drs. J.M. den Uyl (PvdA) as prime minister.
  • In The Netherlands , there was from Monday, December 19, 1977 to Friday, September 11, 1981 the cabinet Van Agt I, with Mr. A.A.M. van Agt (CDA/KVP) as prime minister.
  • The Netherlands had about 13.8 million citizens.
  • James Earl Ray escapes from Brushy Mountain State Prison in Petros, Tennessee, but is recaptured on June 13.
  • Convicted Martin Luther King Jr. assassin James Earl Ray is recaptured after escaping from prison three days before.
  • France grants independence to Djibouti.
Weather

The temperature on February 23, 1977 was between 4.3 °C and 10.2 °C and averaged 6.9 °C. There was 1.6 mm of rain during 2.2 hours. There was 0.6 hours of sunshine (6%). The heavily clouded was. The average windspeed was 2 Bft (weak wind) and was prevailing from the south-southwest.

Source: KNMI (weather station De Bilt/The Netherlands) 

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from February 23, 1977 at Delpher

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Died on February 23

Names that were popular for boys in 1977
  • Hendrik
  • Martijn
  • Peter
  • Robert
  • Jan
  • Jeroen
  • Marcel
  • Darren
  • Jeffry
  • Marinus
  • Sander
  • Adrianus
  • Bas
  • Benjamin
  • Daniel
Names that were popular for girls in 1977
  • Joyce
  • Chantal
  • Cindy
  • Johanna
  • Sandra
  • Catharina
  • Ingrid
  • Petra
  • Saskia
  • Anne
  • Elisabeth
  • Esther
  • Eva
  • Melissa
  • Nancy