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Historical Events In 1997

Monday, 21 September 2020

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 in the year 1997.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 04   Secretary of State Margaret Albright announces she just discovered that her grandparents were Jewish on this day in history.  

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

Feb 05   In the year 1997 brook Lee, Hawaii, crowned 46th Miss USA (en route to Miss Universe)  

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

Feb 07   US & Russia announce summit set for Helsinki, March 20-21 in the year 1997.  

Feb 08   Jean-Luc Brassard wins gold medal in free-style skiing at the World Championships in Nagano on this day in history.  

Feb 09   In the year 1997 11th American Comedy Award Debbie Reynolds  

Feb 09   Barry Evans, actor (Dr Upton-Dr in the House), dies at 53 on this day in history.  

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

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

Feb 10   Brian McManus Connolly, musician, dies at 47 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 10   Lemrick Nelson found guilty in the fatal stabbing on Hasidic Jew Yankel Rosenbaum in Crown Heights Brooklyn in 1991 on this day in history.  

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

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

Feb 11   On this day in history 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   Fred Goldman says he will settle for a signed murder confession from O J Simpson in lieu of his $20.5 million judgement on this day in history.  

Feb 13   Discovery captures Hubble Space Telescope on this day in history.  

Feb 14   Abitibi-Price and Stone-Consolidated announce a $2.3 billion merger, creating the world's largest newsprint maker on this day in history.  

Feb 15   In the year 1997 uS female Figure Skating championship won by Tara Lipinski  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 19   Deng Xiaoping, head (Chinese Communist Party), dies at 92 on this day in history.  

Feb 19   On this day in history fCC makes available 311 for non-emergency calls &711 for hearing or speech-impaired emergency calls  

Feb 21   "Empire Strikes Back, special edition," premieres on this day in history.  

Feb 21   Kenneth Rowntree, painter, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

Feb 21   STS 82 (Discovery 22) lands on this day in history.  

Feb 23   In the year 1997 ali Abu Kamal opens fire in Empire State Building & kills 1  

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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 in the year 1997.  

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   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   On this day in history ian Peter Leslie Smith, journalist, dies at 52  

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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