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Historical Events In 1997

Thursday, 02 July 2020

Jan 02   Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Columbus OH on WBZX 99.7 FM in the year 1997.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1997 bryant Gumbel co-hosted his final "Today" show on NBC-TV  

Jan 03   On this day in history eddo Brandes takes ODI hat-trick vs England at Harare  

Jan 03   Zimbabwe clean-sweep ODI series vs England 3-0 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1997 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   On this day in history in ocean racing, Montreal solo sailor Gerry Roufs disappears at sea while circumnavigating the Globe.  

Jan 07   On this day in history newt Gingrich, narrowly re-elected speaker of the House  

Jan 09   On this day in history 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  

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   4,000th episode of "Entertainment Tonight" on this day in history.  

Jan 10   In the year 1997 dow Corning provides $295 billion to settle breast implant suits  

Jan 10   In the year 1997 italy's new 1,000 lire coin shows divided Germany on map  

Jan 10   Right-winger Arnoldo Aleman sworn in as President of Nicaragua on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 12   On this day in history ice skater Oksana Baiul injured slightly whiled driving intoxicated  

Jan 12   Space Shuttle STS 81 (Atlantis 18), launches into space on this day in history.  

Jan 12   Tiger Woods wins Mercedes Championships on this day in history.  

Jan 15   On this day in history 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 in the year 1997.  

Jan 15   In the year 1997 space Shuttle Atlantis docks with Mir Space Station  

Jan 16   On this day in history 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.  

Jan 16   In the year 1997 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   In the year 1997 myfanwy Piper, librettist, dies at 85  

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   On this day in history norwegian Borge Ousland completed a 1,675-mile trek across Antarctica, the first time anyone transversed the continent alone.  

Jan 19   In the year 1997 adriana Caseloti, voice (Snow White), dies at 70  

Jan 19   In the year 1997 two bombs exploded at a Tulsa, Okla., abortion clinic that had been bombed two weeks earlier.  

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Famous Deaths In 1997

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1997 graham Kersey, cricket wicket keeper, dies in car crash  

Jan 02   In the year 1997 jim Rodger, sports writer, dies at 75  

Jan 03   On this day in history burton Lane, composer, dies at 84  

Jan 04   On this day in history harry B Helmsley, owner (Empire State Building), dies at 87  

Jan 05   Andre Franquin, cartoonist, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1997 ian Peter Leslie Smith, journalist, dies at 52  

Jan 07   Desmond Flower, publisher, dies at 89 in the year 1997.  

Jan 08   On this day in history carole Carr, singer/actress (Down Among the Z Men), dies at 68  

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