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Historical Events In 1997

Monday, 28 September 2020

Nov 25   Charles Hallahan, actor (Hunter), dies of heart attack at 54 on this day in history.  

Nov 27   Buck Leonard, Hall of Famer in Negro League, dies at 90 on this day in history.  

Nov 28   In the year 1997 netscape disputes browser figures by countering Dataquest's estimates that said that Microsoft was gaining ground in the browser market.  

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

Nov 29   On this day in history coleman Young, 1st black mayor of a major city, dies at 79  

Nov 30   Clare Lucy Madeleine Evans, historian, dies at 37 in the year 1997.  

Dec 03   Marian Kratochwil, artist, dies at 91 in the year 1997.  

Dec 04   David Abell Wood, priest, dies at 72 in the year 1997.  

Dec 05   Colin Franklin, doctor, dies at 67 in the year 1997.  

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

Dec 06   Alan Mouncer, film director/producer, dies at 68 in the year 1997.  

Dec 08   On this day in history 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.  

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

Dec 09   Tamara Geva, dancer, dies at 91 in the year 1997.  

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 in the year 1997.  

Dec 14   In the year 1997 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   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 in the year 1997.  

Dec 17   On this day in history reginald Victor Jones, scientist, dies at 86  

Dec 18   In the year 1997 chris Farley, comedian (SNL, Tommy Boy), dies at 33  

Dec 19   David Norman Schramm, physicist, dies at 52 on this day in history.  

Dec 20   On this day in history 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   In the year 1997 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  

Dec 22   In the year 1997 dawn Steel, producer/pres (Col TriStar), dies of brain tumor at 51  

Dec 23   On this day in history austin Whitaker, schoolmaster classical scholar/archivist, dies at 90  

Dec 24   In the year 1997 alan Fluck, musical educationalist, dies at 69  

Dec 26   In the year 1997 john Hinde, photographer/circus promoter, dies at 81  

Dec 27   Brendan Gill, journalist, dies at 83 in the year 1997.  

Dec 28   On this day in history george Fleming, cyclist, dies at 80  

Dec 29   On this day in history (Hanlon) Pat Clarke, cyclist, dies at 82  

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

Jan 03   In the year 1997 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   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   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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