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