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Historical Events In 1997

Thursday, 02 July 2020

Nov 25   On this day in history charles Hallahan, actor (Hunter), dies of heart attack at 54  

Nov 27   On this day in history buck Leonard, Hall of Famer in Negro League, dies at 90  

Nov 28   Netscape disputes browser figures by countering Dataquest's estimates that said that Microsoft was gaining ground in the browser market on this day in history.  

Nov 28   Online music retailer CDNow filed for an IPO on this day in 1997 on this day in history.  

Nov 29   Coleman Young, 1st black mayor of a major city, dies at 79 in the year 1997.  

Nov 30   In the year 1997 clare Lucy Madeleine Evans, historian, dies at 37  

Dec 03   In the year 1997 marian Kratochwil, artist, dies at 91  

Dec 04   On this day in history david Abell Wood, priest, dies at 72  

Dec 05   On this day in history colin Franklin, doctor, dies at 67  

Dec 05   On this day in history high-speed modem makers and longtime rivals 3Com and Rockwell International tentatively agreed to end their bitter feud over technical standards  

Dec 06   On this day in history alan Mouncer, film director/producer, dies at 68  

Dec 08   The Carlton Trail Railway (Omnitrax) takes over the operation of the following CN lines in north western Saskatchewan Warman Junction to just north of Prince Albert. Speers Junction to Meadow Lake in the year 1997.  

Dec 08   The Carlton Trail Railway (Omnitrax) takes over the operation of the following CN lines in north western Saskatchewan: Warman Junction to just north of Prince Albert. Speers Junction to Meadow Lake on this day in history.  

Dec 09   On this day in history natalie Meadowcroft and Dan Meadowcroft are Married in Las Vegas, Nevada. "May their love last forever"  

Dec 09   In the year 1997 tamara Geva, dancer, dies at 91  

Dec 11   In the year 1997 judge Thomas Penfield Jackson of federal district court issues preliminary injunction forcing Microsoft to stop, at least temporarily, requiring manufacturers to install its Internet Explorer on PCs.  

Dec 11   Kenneth WIlliam Gatland, aerospace scientist, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Dec 14   On this day in history owen Barfield, philosopher of language, dies at 99  

Dec 15   On this day in history lillian Disney, widow of Walt Disney, dies at 98  

Dec 17   In the year 1997 microsoft and Silicon Graphics Inc ended their conflict over the display of three-dimensional graphics online. The companies had engaged in a long battle over technical standards, which delayed development of graphics technology.  

Dec 17   Reginald Victor Jones, scientist, dies at 86 on this day in history.  

Dec 18   On this day in history chris Farley, comedian (SNL, Tommy Boy), dies at 33  

Dec 19   On this day in history david Norman Schramm, physicist, dies at 52  

Dec 20   In the year 1997 dawn Steel, film maker (When Harry Met Sally), dies at 51  

Dec 21   On this day in history bruce Woodcock, boxer, dies at 76  

Dec 22   Coca-Cola went Christmas shopping on this day and came home with a rather hefty present Orangina, the "sparkling" French beverage formerly owned by Pernod Richard on this day in history.  

Dec 22   Coca-Cola went Christmas shopping on this day and came home with a rather hefty present: Orangina, the "sparkling" French beverage formerly owned by Pernod Richard on this day in history.  

Dec 22   Dawn Steel, producer/pres (Col TriStar), dies of brain tumor at 51 on this day in history.  

Dec 23   Austin Whitaker, schoolmaster classical scholar/archivist, dies at 90 in the year 1997.  

Dec 24   Alan Fluck, musical educationalist, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

Dec 26   John Hinde, photographer/circus promoter, dies at 81 in the year 1997.  

Dec 27   Brendan Gill, journalist, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Dec 28   In the year 1997 george Fleming, cyclist, dies at 80  

Dec 29   (Hanlon) Pat Clarke, cyclist, dies at 82 in the year 1997.  

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Famous Deaths In 1997

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history graham Kersey, cricket wicket keeper, dies in car crash  

Jan 02   On this day in history jim Rodger, sports writer, dies at 75  

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

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

Jan 05   On this day in history andre Franquin, cartoonist, dies at 72  

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

Jan 07   On this day in history desmond Flower, publisher, dies at 89  

Jan 08   Carole Carr, singer/actress (Down Among the Z Men), dies at 68 in the year 1997.  

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