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.