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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  

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Famous Deaths In 1997

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history graham Kersey, cricket wicket keeper, dies in car crash  

Jan 02   In the year 1997 jim Rodger, sports writer, dies at 75  

Jan 03   Burton Lane, composer, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Harry B Helmsley, owner (Empire State Building), dies at 87 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history andre Franquin, cartoonist, dies at 72  

Jan 06   In the year 1997 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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