Historical Events In 1997
Thursday, 01 October 2020
Jan 02 On this day in history howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Columbus OH on WBZX 99.7 FM
Jan 02 Jim Rodger, sports writer, dies at 75 in the year 1997.
Jan 02 Residents of southern and eastern Ontario are digging out again this morning after another round of snow in the year 1997.
Jan 03 Bryant Gumbel co-hosted his final "Today" show on NBC-TV on this day in history.
Jan 03 Eddo Brandes takes ODI hat-trick vs England at Harare on this day in history.
Jan 03 Zimbabwe clean-sweep ODI series vs England 3-0 in the year 1997.
Jan 04 On this day in history canada wins the World Junior Hockey title in Switzerland.
Jan 05 French trains are diverted to pick up stranded skiers and German rail stations are converted into homeless shelters as the death toll from Europe's longest cold spell in a decade passes 230 in the year 1997.
Jan 05 In ocean racing, Montreal solo sailor Gerry Roufs disappears at sea while circumnavigating the Globe in the year 1997.
Jan 07 Newt Gingrich, narrowly re-elected speaker of the House in the year 1997.
Jan 09 Former Toronto Argonauts and LA Kings owner Bruce McNall sentenced to five years, 10 months in prison and ordered to repay $5 million for bank fraud in the year 1997.
Jan 09 Heart attacks sends Frank Sinatra back to hospital on this day in history.
Jan 09 In the year 1997 twenty-nine people are killed when a Comair commuter plane crashes 18 miles from the Detroit Metropolitan Airport.
Jan 10 In the year 1997 4,000th episode of "Entertainment Tonight"
Jan 10 Dow Corning provides $295 billion to settle breast implant suits on this day in history.
Jan 10 In the year 1997 italy's new 1,000 lire coin shows divided Germany on map
Jan 10 On this day in history right-winger Arnoldo Aleman sworn in as President of Nicaragua
Jan 11 23rd People's Choice Awards Bill Cosby wins in the year 1997.
Jan 11 Telstar 401 Satellite Fails in the year 1997.
Jan 12 Charles Huggins, surgeon/medical researcher, dies at 95 in the year 1997.
Jan 12 Ice skater Oksana Baiul injured slightly whiled driving intoxicated on this day in history.
Jan 12 On this day in history space Shuttle STS 81 (Atlantis 18), launches into space
Jan 12 In the year 1997 tiger Woods wins Mercedes Championships
Jan 15 In the year 1997 american space shuttle Atlantis docks with Russian Mir space station for the first time
Jan 15 On this day in history chicago Bull Dennis Rodman kicks cameraman, Eugene Amosin the groin
Jan 15 Jose Ignacio Domecq, wine maker, dies at 82 on this day in history.
Jan 15 Space Shuttle Atlantis docks with Mir Space Station on this day in history.
Jan 16 A bomb exploded at an Atlanta building housing an abortion clinic. An hour later, after investigators and others had come to the scene, a second bomb went off, injuring six people in the year 1997.
Jan 16 On this day in history ennis Cosby, the son of entertainer Bill Cosby, was shot to death while changing a tire on a freeway exit ramp in Los Angeles.
Jan 18 Myfanwy Piper, librettist, dies at 85 on this day in history.
Jan 18 On this day in history norway's Boerge Ousland emerges on the Pacific edge of Antarctica to become the first person to cross the continent alone and unaided.
Jan 18 Norwegian Borge Ousland completed a 1,675-mile trek across Antarctica, the first time anyone transversed the continent alone on this day in history.
Jan 19 Adriana Caseloti, voice (Snow White), dies at 70 on this day in history.
Jan 19 Two bombs exploded at a Tulsa, Okla., abortion clinic that had been bombed two weeks earlier in the year 1997.