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Historical Events In 1997

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

Sep 22   In the year 1997 bryan Woods, soldier/clerk, dies at 76  

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

Sep 24   On this day in history jonathon Silver, entrepreneur/arts patron, dies at 47  

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

Sep 30   Male alligator, largest in Florida (14 feet), killed at about 65 on this day in history.  

Oct 03   Alfred Leslie Rowse, historian, dies at 93 in the year 1997.  

Oct 05   Andrew Keir, actor (Rob Roy, Absolution, Blood Hunt), dies at 71 in the year 1997.  

Oct 06   Johnny Vander Meer, pitched consecutive no-hitters, dies at 82 in the year 1997.  

Oct 09   On this day in history arthur Tracy, radio personality (Street Singer), dies at 98  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1997 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  

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

Oct 19   Glen Buxton, guitarist (Alice Cooper), dies of pneumonia at 49 in the year 1997.  

Oct 21   Dolph Camilli, Bkln Dodger/MVP (1941), dies at 90 on this day in history.  

Oct 24   In the year 1997 don Messick, cartoon voice (Astro-Jetsons, Bamm Bamm), dies at 62  

Oct 28   Toni Carabillo, writer (Feminist Chronicles), dies of lymphoma at 71 on this day in history.  

Oct 30   On this day in history sam Fuller, director/writer (Big Red One), dies at 86  

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

Nov 02   In the year 1997 g Harry Stine, writer, dies at 69  

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

Nov 06   In the year 1997 phillipo Seed, social work academic, dies at 67  

Nov 10   William Alland, actor (Citizen Kane), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

Nov 11   Quebec Gatineau Railway takes over operation of the former CP Trois Rivieres and Lachute subdivisions between Quebec City and Hull on this day in history.  

Nov 12   William Matthews, poet, dies at 55 in the year 1997.  

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

Nov 15   Saul Chaplin, director (West Side Story), dies at 85 in the year 1997.  

Nov 16   George Petrie, actor (Honeymooners), dies on 85th birthday in the year 1997.  

Nov 19   Christina Corrigan, obese girl (680 lbs), dies at 13 on this day in history.  

Nov 20   In the year 1997 gary Burris, murderer (Kenneth Chambers), executed in Indiana  

Nov 21   On this day in history ismail Fahmi, external minister of Egypt in (1973-77), dies  

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 in the year 1997.  

Nov 24   On this day in history 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   In the year 1997 graham Kersey, cricket wicket keeper, dies in car crash  

Jan 02   Jim Rodger, sports writer, dies at 75 in the year 1997.  

Jan 03   In the year 1997 burton Lane, composer, dies at 84  

Jan 04   In the year 1997 harry B Helmsley, owner (Empire State Building), dies at 87  

Jan 05   Andre Franquin, cartoonist, dies at 72 in the year 1997.  

Jan 06   Ian Peter Leslie Smith, journalist, dies at 52 in the year 1997.  

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

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

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