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Historical Events In 1997

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

Nov 27   Buck Leonard, Hall of Famer in Negro League, dies at 90 in the year 1997.  

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   On this day in history online music retailer CDNow filed for an IPO on this day in 1997  

Nov 29   Coleman Young, 1st black mayor of a major city, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Nov 30   Clare Lucy Madeleine Evans, historian, dies at 37 on this day in history.  

Dec 03   On this day in history marian Kratochwil, artist, dies at 91  

Dec 04   In the year 1997 david Abell Wood, priest, dies at 72  

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

Dec 05   In the year 1997 high-speed modem makers and longtime rivals 3Com and Rockwell International tentatively agreed to end their bitter feud over technical standards  

Dec 06   Alan Mouncer, film director/producer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Dec 08   In the year 1997 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   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 09   Natalie Meadowcroft and Dan Meadowcroft are Married in Las Vegas, Nevada. "May their love last forever" on this day in history.  

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

Dec 11   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 in the year 1997.  

Dec 11   In the year 1997 kenneth WIlliam Gatland, aerospace scientist, dies at 73  

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

Dec 15   Lillian Disney, widow of Walt Disney, dies at 98 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1997 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   Bruce Woodcock, boxer, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

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

Dec 23   In the year 1997 austin Whitaker, schoolmaster classical scholar/archivist, dies at 90  

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

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

Dec 27   In the year 1997 brendan Gill, journalist, dies at 83  

Dec 28   George Fleming, cyclist, dies at 80 in the year 1997.  

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

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

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

Jan 04   Harry B Helmsley, owner (Empire State Building), dies at 87 in the year 1997.  

Jan 05   In the year 1997 andre Franquin, cartoonist, dies at 72  

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

Jan 07   In the year 1997 desmond Flower, publisher, dies at 89  

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

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