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Historical Events In 1997

Tuesday, 22 June 2021

Feb 04   A civil jury finds O.J. Simpson liable for the deaths of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her companion, Ronald Goldman on this day in history.  

Feb 04   In Turkmenistan-Iran Border Region a 6.8 earthquate occured. At least 88 people killed, nearly 2,000 injured, about 5,500 houses destroyed and 11,000 houses damaged in the Bojnurd-Shirvan area, Iran in the year 1997.  

Feb 04   On this day in history james Friell, political cartoonist, dies at 84  

Feb 04   On this day in history secretary of State Margaret Albright announces she just discovered that her grandparents were Jewish  

Feb 05   3 Swiss banks create $70 million Holocaust fund on this day in history.  

Feb 05   Brook Lee, Hawaii, crowned 46th Miss USA (en route to Miss Universe) in the year 1997.  

Feb 06   In the year 1997 diane Blood, 32, in England, won right to use her dead husbands sperm  

Feb 07   On this day in history uS & Russia announce summit set for Helsinki, March 20-21  

Feb 08   Jean-Luc Brassard wins gold medal in free-style skiing at the World Championships in Nagano in the year 1997.  

Feb 09   11th American Comedy Award Debbie Reynolds on this day in history.  

Feb 09   On this day in history barry Evans, actor (Dr Upton-Dr in the House), dies at 53  

Feb 09   Fox cartoon series "Simpsons" airs 167th episode the longest-running animated series in cartoon history in the year 1997.  

Feb 09   Scotty Bowman, is first NHL coach to win 1,000 games on this day in history.  

Feb 10   On this day in history brian McManus Connolly, musician, dies at 47  

Feb 10   Comet Shoemaker-Holt 2 Closest Approach to Earth (1.9245 AU) in the year 1997.  

Feb 10   In the year 1997 lemrick Nelson found guilty in the fatal stabbing on Hasidic Jew Yankel Rosenbaum in Crown Heights Brooklyn in 1991  

Feb 10   O J Simpson jury reaches decision on $25 million in punitive damages in the year 1997.  

Feb 10   On this day in history soyuz TM-25 launches to the MIR  

Feb 11   In the year 1997 celine Dion receives an award for her 50 millionth record sold  

Feb 11   In the year 1997 don Porter, actor (Gidget), dies at 84  

Feb 11   STS 82 (Discovery 22) launches on this day in history.  

Feb 12   On this day in history fred Goldman says he will settle for a signed murder confession from O J Simpson in lieu of his $20.5 million judgement  

Feb 13   In the year 1997 discovery captures Hubble Space Telescope  

Feb 14   In the year 1997 abitibi-Price and Stone-Consolidated announce a $2.3 billion merger, creating the world's largest newsprint maker  

Feb 15   US female Figure Skating championship won by Tara Lipinski on this day in history.  

Feb 15   US male Figure Skating championship won by Todd Eldridge on this day in history.  

Feb 16   At age 25, Jeff Gordon is youngest winner in Daytona 500 history in the year 1997.  

Feb 19   Chinese Communist revolutionary Deng Xiaoping dies on this day in history.  

Feb 19   Deng Xiaoping, head (Chinese Communist Party), dies at 92 in the year 1997.  

Feb 19   In the year 1997 fCC makes available 311 for non-emergency calls &711 for hearing or speech-impaired emergency calls  

Feb 21   In the year 1997 "Empire Strikes Back, special edition," premieres  

Feb 21   In the year 1997 kenneth Rowntree, painter, dies at 81  

Feb 21   In the year 1997 sTS 82 (Discovery 22) lands  

Feb 23   Ali Abu Kamal opens fire in Empire State Building & kills 1 on this day in history.  

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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   In the year 1997 jim Rodger, sports writer, dies at 75  

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

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

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