Historical Events In 1997
Friday, 18 September 2020
Apr 02 Tomoyuki Tanaka, producer (Godzilla), dies of a stroke at 86 in the year 1997.
Apr 03 "Dream-Johnny Mercer Musical", opens at Royale NYC for 109 performance on this day in history.
Apr 04 Anaheim Ducks clinch their 1st-ever playoff berth in the year 1997.
Apr 04 Braves officially open Turner Field against Cubs on this day in history.
Apr 04 DMSP Titan 2 launched on this day in history.
Apr 04 STS 83 (Columbia 22), launches on this day in history.
Apr 05 In the year 1997 galileo, 3rd Ganymede Flyby (Orbit 7)
Apr 06 On this day in history jack Kent Cooke, NFL owner (Wash Redskins), dies at 84
Apr 08 Laura Nyro, singer, dies of ovarian cancer at 49 on this day in history.
Apr 09 Helene Hanff, author (84 Charing Cross Road), dies at 80 in the year 1997.
Apr 11 In Southern Xinjiang, China a 6.2 earthquake occurred, at least 9 people killed, 89 injured, 100,000 homeless, thousands of buildings destroyed and 11,000 livestock killed in Jiashi County on this day in history.
Apr 11 In the year 1997 michael Dorris, writer, commits suicide at 52
Apr 12 On this day in history george Wald, scientist, dies at 90
Apr 13 In the year 1997 ann Craft, researcher/writer, dies at 53
Apr 16 Emilio Azcarraga Milmo, media tycoon, dies at 66 on this day in history.
Apr 17 In the year 1997 chaim Herzog, President of Israel (1983-93), dies at 78
Apr 21 Andres Rodriguez, Paraguayan president (1989-93), dies on this day in history.
Apr 24 Pat Paulsen, comedian (Smothers Brothers Show), dies at 69 on this day in history.
Apr 26 In the year 1997 joey Faye, comic (Fruit of the Loom grapes), dies at 86
Apr 27 In the year 1997 paul Lambert, actor (Tom-Executive Suite), dies at 73
Apr 28 On this day in history susan Seddon Boulet, artist, dies of cancer at 45
Apr 29 On this day in history keith Ferguson, blues (Fabulous Thunderbirds), dies of overdose at 50
May 01 Bebe, AKA Flipper, dolphin, dies at 40 on this day in history.
May 01 On this day in history toni Blair elected PM of UK
May 02 On this day in history donald Trump &Marla Maples announce they are separating
May 02 Mercury Mail announces its 1 millionth internet subscriber on this day in history.
May 02 Republic of Texas security chief Robert Scheidt surrenders on this day in history.
May 03 In the year 1997 garry Kasparov begins chess match with IBM supercomputer Deep Blue
May 04 In the year 1997 alvy Moore, actor/producer (Mr Kimball-Green Acres), dies at 75
May 05 On this day in history "Married With Children" final episode on Fox TV
May 05 Iridium-1 Delta 2 Launch, Successful on this day in history.
May 06 On this day in history army Staff Sergeant Delmar Simpson gets 25-year sentence for rape
May 06 Michael Jackson & Bee Gees inducted into Rock & Roll Hall of Fame on this day in history.
May 07 On this day in history expos scores 13 in 6th at Giants