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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.  

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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   On this day in history burton Lane, composer, dies at 84  

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

Jan 05   Andre Franquin, cartoonist, dies at 72 in the year 1997.  

Jan 06   On this day in history ian Peter Leslie Smith, journalist, dies at 52  

Jan 07   On this day in history desmond Flower, publisher, dies at 89  

Jan 08   Carole Carr, singer/actress (Down Among the Z Men), dies at 68 in the year 1997.  

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