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Historical Events In 1997

Monday, 28 September 2020

May 07   On this day in history galileo, 4th Ganymede Flyby (Orbit 8)  

May 08   Tea Leoni & David Duchovny wed in Greenwich Village in the year 1997.  

May 09   On this day in history the first US ambassador returns to Vietnam since Saigon fell arrives in Vietnam  

May 10   On this day in history in Northern Iran a 7.5 quake, At least 1,567 people killed, 2,300 injured, 50,000 homeless, 10,533 houses destroyed, 5,474 houses damaged and landslides in the Birjand-Qayen area  

May 11   Brenda Carlin, TV producer/wife of comedian George Carlin, dies at 57 in the year 1997.  

May 12   On this day in history 14 North Koreans defect to South Korea  

May 12   In the year 1997 russia & Chechnya sign peace deal after 400 years of conflict  

May 12   Susie Maroney, 22, of Australia, is first to swim from Cuba to Florida on this day in history.  

May 12   In the year 1997 tornado narrowly misses downtown Miami  

May 16   Brandi Sherwood, (Idaho) replaces Brook Lee (Miss Universe) as Miss USA in the year 1997.  

May 17   Sylvester Stallone weds Jennifer Flavin in London in the year 1997.  

May 19   Millie, dog of President Bush (Millie's Book), dies at 12 on this day in history.  

May 20   Virgilio Boat, president of Colombia (1986-90), dies on this day in history.  

May 23   In the year 1997 mel Karmazin replaces Peter Lund as CEO of CBS TV  

May 24   In the year 1997 actor Tim Allen arrested for drunk driving in Michigan  

May 24   Edward Mulhare, actor (Ghost & Mrs Muir), dies of lung cancer at 74 on this day in history.  

May 25   Muhammad Fadhel, PM of Iraq (1953-54), dies on this day in history.  

May 26   Manfred Von Ardenne, German scientific pioneer, dies at 90 on this day in history.  

May 27   On this day in history judge finds Pamela Lee not guilty of breaking a contract  

May 27   In the year 1997 major league revenue sharing begins, New York Yankees pay out most $28 million  

May 27   Marv Albert pleads innocent to charges of sexually assault in the year 1997.  

May 27   On this day in history russian President Boris Yeltsin signs a historic treaty with NATO  

May 27   The first all female (20 British women) team reaches North Pole on this day in history.  

May 28   Bob Dylan hospitalized in England with histoplasmosis on this day in history.  

May 28   Linda Finch completes Amelia Earhart attempted around-the-world flight in the year 1997.  

May 28   On this day in history tornado in Jarrell TX kills at least 28  

May 28   Wallace Berg, 42, is 4th American to scale Mount Everest for 3rd time in the year 1997.  

May 29   70th National Spelling Bee Rebecca Sealfon wins spelling euonym in the year 1997.  

May 29   70th National Spelling Bee: Rebecca Sealfon wins spelling euonym in the year 1997.  

May 29   George Fenneman, announcer (You Bet Your Life), dies at 77 on this day in history.  

May 29   Jesse Timmedequas, found guilty of rape/murder of Megan Kanka, 7 in the year 1997.  

May 29   In the year 1997 scientists announce new human species in 780,000 year old fossil  

May 30   On this day in history betty Shabazz, widow of Malcolm X, set afire by 12 year old grandson  

May 30   Ken Dryden becomes president of NHL's Toronto Maple Leafs may311889 The Johnstown Flood kills 2,000 to 5,000 Pennsylvanians in a city of 30,000 on this day in history.  

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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   On this day in history jim Rodger, sports writer, dies at 75  

Jan 03   In the year 1997 burton Lane, composer, dies at 84  

Jan 04   In the year 1997 harry B Helmsley, owner (Empire State Building), dies at 87  

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

Jan 06   Ian Peter Leslie Smith, journalist, dies at 52 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Desmond Flower, publisher, dies at 89 in the year 1997.  

Jan 08   Carole Carr, singer/actress (Down Among the Z Men), dies at 68 on this day in history.  

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