Historical Events In 1997
Thursday, 17 June 2021
May 07 Galileo, 4th Ganymede Flyby (Orbit 8) on this day in history.
May 08 Tea Leoni & David Duchovny wed in Greenwich Village on this day in history.
May 09 The first US ambassador returns to Vietnam since Saigon fell arrives in Vietnam in the year 1997.
May 10 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 on this day in history.
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 Russia & Chechnya sign peace deal after 400 years of conflict on this day in history.
May 12 On this day in history susie Maroney, 22, of Australia, is first to swim from Cuba to Florida
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 On this day in history sylvester Stallone weds Jennifer Flavin in London
May 19 Millie, dog of President Bush (Millie's Book), dies at 12 in the year 1997.
May 20 In the year 1997 virgilio Boat, president of Colombia (1986-90), dies
May 23 On this day in history mel Karmazin replaces Peter Lund as CEO of CBS TV
May 24 Actor Tim Allen arrested for drunk driving in Michigan in the year 1997.
May 24 On this day in history edward Mulhare, actor (Ghost & Mrs Muir), dies of lung cancer at 74
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 Judge finds Pamela Lee not guilty of breaking a contract on this day in history.
May 27 Major league revenue sharing begins, New York Yankees pay out most $28 million on this day in history.
May 27 On this day in history marv Albert pleads innocent to charges of sexually assault
May 27 In the year 1997 russian President Boris Yeltsin signs a historic treaty with NATO
May 27 On this day in history the first all female (20 British women) team reaches North Pole
May 28 In the year 1997 bob Dylan hospitalized in England with histoplasmosis
May 28 Linda Finch completes Amelia Earhart attempted around-the-world flight on this day in history.
May 28 Tornado in Jarrell TX kills at least 28 in the year 1997.
May 28 On this day in history wallace Berg, 42, is 4th American to scale Mount Everest for 3rd time
May 29 In the year 1997 70th National Spelling Bee Rebecca Sealfon wins spelling euonym
May 29 70th National Spelling Bee: Rebecca Sealfon wins spelling euonym on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1997.