Historical Events In 1997
Tuesday, 14 July 2020
Mar 11 Beatle Paul McCartney knighted Sir Paul by Queen Elizabeth II in the year 1997.
Mar 11 San Francisco Giant J T Snow suffers a fractured eye socket when hit by a pitch in the year 1997.
Mar 14 Fred Zinnemann (director), dies of heart attack at 89 on this day in history.
Mar 14 In the year 1997 iranian military plane crashes, killing 80
Mar 14 In the year 1997 president Clinton trips and tears up his knee requiring surgery
Mar 15 On this day in history gail Davis, ( Annie Oakley), dies at 72
Mar 16 Donna Andrews wins LPGA Welch's/Circle K Championship in the year 1997.
Mar 17 CNN begins Spanish broadcasts on this day in history.
Mar 18 On this day in history russian AN-24 plane crashes in Turkey, 50 die
Mar 18 On this day in history willem de Kooning (abstract artist), dead Alzheimer's at 92
Mar 19 On this day in history major League Baseball announces 5 year/$50M deal with Pepsi
Mar 19 In the year 1997 police fired tear gas and warning shots in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, to quell a protest against the government's plan to use foreign mercenaries to crush a separatist rebellion
Mar 19 Supreme Court hears Internet indecency arguments on this day in history.
Mar 19 Willem De Kooning, artists (Abstract), dies of Alzheimer at 92 on this day in history.
Mar 20 In the year 1997 tobacco company Liggett admits cigarettes are addictive
Mar 21 In the year 1997 world Ice Dance won by Oksana Grishuk & Evgeny Platov (Russia)
Mar 22 Comet Hale-Bopp Closest Approach to Earth (1.315 AU) on this day in history.
Mar 23 17th Golden Raspberry Awards Striptease wins on this day in history.
Mar 23 On this day in history 17th Golden Raspberry Awards: Striptease wins
Mar 23 On this day in history wrestlemania XIII in Chicago, Undertaker beats Psycho Sid for title
Mar 24 On this day in history 69th Academy Awards "The English Patient", Tom Cruise &Frances McDormand win
Mar 24 On this day in history 69th Academy Awards: "The English Patient", Tom Cruise &Frances McDormand win
Mar 24 Australian parliament overturns world's first &only euthanasia law on this day in history.
Mar 25 In the year 1997 roberto Sanchez Vilella, governor of Puerto Rico in (1965-69), dies
Mar 25 On this day in history the Australian Senate votes to overturn the Northern Territory's Rights of the Terminally Ill law, the world's only law allowing terminally ill patients to commit suicide with a doctor's help
Mar 26 On this day in history nHL announce Might Ducks &Vancouver Canucks to open 1998 in Japan
Mar 27 On this day in history "Young Man From Atlanta", opens at Longacre NYC for 85 performances
Mar 27 In the year 1997 39 cult members in California commit mass suicide (Hale-Bopp)
Mar 27 Martin Luther King's son meets with James Earl Ray on this day in history.
Mar 29 In the year 1997 a boat carrying dozens of Albanians seeking refuge in Italy strikes an Italian navy ship and sinks in Adriatic waters, killing at least 52 people.
Mar 29 Eddie Ryder, actor (Slick Jones-General Hospital), dies at 74 in the year 1997.
Mar 31 In the year 1997 "Daytime to Remember" a series showing old soaps premieres on ABC-TV
Mar 31 Edwin Alberian, TV celebrity (Clarabell), dies at 76 on this day in history.
Mar 31 On this day in history pioneer 10, ends its mission