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Historical Events In 1997

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

May 08   Tea Leoni & David Duchovny wed in Greenwich Village on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1997.  

May 11   Brenda Carlin, TV producer/wife of comedian George Carlin, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

May 12   In the year 1997 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   Susie Maroney, 22, of Australia, is first to swim from Cuba to Florida on this day in history.  

May 12   Tornado narrowly misses downtown Miami on this day in history.  

May 16   Brandi Sherwood, (Idaho) replaces Brook Lee (Miss Universe) as Miss USA on this day in history.  

May 17   Sylvester Stallone weds Jennifer Flavin in London on this day in history.  

May 19   Millie, dog of President Bush (Millie's Book), dies at 12 in the year 1997.  

May 20   On this day in history virgilio Boat, president of Colombia (1986-90), dies  

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

May 24   Actor Tim Allen arrested for drunk driving in Michigan on this day in history.  

May 24   In the year 1997 edward Mulhare, actor (Ghost & Mrs Muir), dies of lung cancer at 74  

May 25   In the year 1997 muhammad Fadhel, PM of Iraq (1953-54), dies  

May 26   Manfred Von Ardenne, German scientific pioneer, dies at 90 in the year 1997.  

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 in the year 1997.  

May 27   On this day in history marv Albert pleads innocent to charges of sexually assault  

May 27   Russian President Boris Yeltsin signs a historic treaty with NATO on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history linda Finch completes Amelia Earhart attempted around-the-world flight  

May 28   In the year 1997 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   On this day in history 70th National Spelling Bee Rebecca Sealfon wins spelling euonym  

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

May 29   George Fenneman, announcer (You Bet Your Life), dies at 77 in the year 1997.  

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

May 29   Scientists announce new human species in 780,000 year old fossil in the year 1997.  

May 30   In the year 1997 betty Shabazz, widow of Malcolm X, set afire by 12 year old grandson  

May 30   In the year 1997 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  

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Famous Deaths In 1997

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Graham Kersey, cricket wicket keeper, dies in car crash in the year 1997.  

Jan 02   Jim Rodger, sports writer, dies at 75 in the year 1997.  

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

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

Jan 05   Andre Franquin, cartoonist, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1997 ian Peter Leslie Smith, journalist, dies at 52  

Jan 07   In the year 1997 desmond Flower, publisher, dies at 89  

Jan 08   In the year 1997 carole Carr, singer/actress (Down Among the Z Men), dies at 68  

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