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Historical Events In 1997

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Sep 22   Bryan Woods, soldier/clerk, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Sep 23   "The Adventures of Pinocchio" becomes the first DVD to incorporate DVD video games in the year 1997.  

Sep 24   Jonathon Silver, entrepreneur/arts patron, dies at 47 on this day in history.  

Sep 29   Milner Connorton Gray, designer, dies at 97 on this day in history.  

Sep 30   On this day in history male alligator, largest in Florida (14 feet), killed at about 65  

Oct 03   Alfred Leslie Rowse, historian, dies at 93 on this day in history.  

Oct 05   In the year 1997 andrew Keir, actor (Rob Roy, Absolution, Blood Hunt), dies at 71  

Oct 06   On this day in history johnny Vander Meer, pitched consecutive no-hitters, dies at 82  

Oct 09   Arthur Tracy, radio personality (Street Singer), dies at 98 in the year 1997.  

Oct 13   Adil Carcani, prime minister of Albania (1982-91), dies in the year 1997.  

Oct 14   On this day in history harold Robbins, salacious novelist, dies at 81  

Oct 15   In the year 1997 near Coast of Central Chile a 7.3 quake resulted in five people killed at Pueblo Nuevo, one person killed at Coquimbo, one person killed at La Chimba and another died of a heart attack at Punitaqui. More than 300 people injured, 5,000 houses destroyed, 5,700 houses severely damaged, another 10,000 slightly damaged  

Oct 15   The Cyprus-registered Evoikos and an empty Thai supertanker Orapin Global collide in the Singapore strait, causing the worst oil spill in the country's history on this day in history.  

Oct 17   Paul Edwin Zimmer, sci-fi writer, dies of heart attack at 54 on this day in history.  

Oct 19   On this day in history glen Buxton, guitarist (Alice Cooper), dies of pneumonia at 49  

Oct 21   Dolph Camilli, Bkln Dodger/MVP (1941), dies at 90 in the year 1997.  

Oct 24   On this day in history don Messick, cartoon voice (Astro-Jetsons, Bamm Bamm), dies at 62  

Oct 28   On this day in history toni Carabillo, writer (Feminist Chronicles), dies of lymphoma at 71  

Oct 30   Sam Fuller, director/writer (Big Red One), dies at 86 in the year 1997.  

Nov 01   In the year 1997 tropical Storm Linda (1997) in Vietnam killing 3,123 people  

Nov 02   G Harry Stine, writer, dies at 69 in the year 1997.  

Nov 04   In the year 1997 george Chambers, PM of Trinidad & Tobago (1981-86), dies  

Nov 06   Phillipo Seed, social work academic, dies at 67 in the year 1997.  

Nov 10   William Alland, actor (Citizen Kane), dies at 81 in the year 1997.  

Nov 11   Quebec Gatineau Railway takes over operation of the former CP Trois Rivieres and Lachute subdivisions between Quebec City and Hull in the year 1997.  

Nov 12   On this day in history william Matthews, poet, dies at 55  

Nov 13   William John Elwyn Davies, painter, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Nov 15   In the year 1997 saul Chaplin, director (West Side Story), dies at 85  

Nov 16   George Petrie, actor (Honeymooners), dies on 85th birthday on this day in history.  

Nov 19   On this day in history christina Corrigan, obese girl (680 lbs), dies at 13  

Nov 20   Gary Burris, murderer (Kenneth Chambers), executed in Indiana in the year 1997.  

Nov 21   Ismail Fahmi, external minister of Egypt in (1973-77), dies on this day in history.  

Nov 24   In response to a 554.26 point free fall, New York Stock Exchange officials invoked the "circuit breake" rule and puts a halt to trading on this day in history.  

Nov 24   In the year 1997 realNetworks, an Internet pioneer that developed streaming audio and video technology, launched a public offering on this day in 1997. The company, once co-owned by Microsoft and formerly called Progressive Networks, reaped more than $500 million on its first day of trading.  

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Famous Deaths In 1997

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Graham Kersey, cricket wicket keeper, dies in car crash on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Jim Rodger, sports writer, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Burton Lane, composer, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Harry B Helmsley, owner (Empire State Building), dies at 87 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 06   Ian Peter Leslie Smith, journalist, dies at 52 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Desmond Flower, publisher, dies at 89 on this day in history.  

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

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