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Historical Events In 1997

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May 31   Rosie Will Monroe, WW II icon (Rosie the riveter), dies at 76 in the year 1997.  

Jun 04   On this day in history kurt Adler, therapist/writer, dies at 92  

Jun 05   J Anthony Lukas, writer (Pulitizer, Common Ground), suicide at 64 in the year 1997.  

Jun 09   On this day in history british lease on New Territories in Hong Kong expires  

Jun 09   Reid Shelton, actor (Daddy Warbucks-Annie), dies of stroke at 71 on this day in history.  

Jun 14   In the year 1997 henry C Gordon, USAF/astronaut (Dynasoar), dies at 71  

Jun 16   In the year 1997 corporation du chemin de fer de la Gaspésie takes over the former CN line between Chandler and Gaspé, Que. This is a non profit corporation owned by local municipalities. Operation of the line is sub-contracted to the Chemin de fer Baie des Chaleurs which commenced operation between Matapedia and Chandler, Que in December 1996.  

Jun 19   Bobby Helms, singer (Jingle Bell Rock), dies at 63 in the year 1997.  

Jun 20   Bobby Helms, composer (Jingle Bell Rock), dies at 61 in the year 1997.  

Jun 21   In the year 1997 art Prysock, jazz musician, dies at 68  

Jun 23   "Wino" Willie Forkner, biker (Wild One), dies of heart attack at 77 on this day in history.  

Jun 24   "Mars Attacks!" becomes the first DVD ever to incorporate sound with menus on this day in history.  

Jun 24   Brian Keith, actor (Family Affair), commits suicide at 75 in the year 1997.  

Jun 24   In the year 1997 june 24 - Port Colborne Harbour Railway, a division of the Caledonia and Hamilton Southern Railway (Trillium Rail), starts operation between Welland and Port Colbourne on the following lines in Ontario CN Port Colbourne Spur (6.6 miles). Macy Spur (west of the Welland Canal). Government Spur (off Macy Spur). a new 1.1 mile connection between the Port Colbourne Spur and the Macy Spur.  

Jun 24   In the year 1997 june 24 - Port Colborne Harbour Railway, a division of the Caledonia and Hamilton Southern Railway (Trillium Rail), starts operation between Welland and Port Colbourne on the following lines in Ontario: CN Port Colbourne Spur (6.6 miles). Macy Spur (west of the Welland Canal). Government Spur (off Macy Spur). a new 1.1 mile connection between the Port Colbourne Spur and the Macy Spur.  

Jun 25   On this day in history jacques-Yves Cousteau, Fren oceanographer, dies of heart attack at 87  

Jun 29   William Hickey, actor (Prizzi's Honor), dies of emphysema at 68 in the year 1997.  

Jul 01   On this day in history china regains sovereignty of Hong Kong  

Jul 04   Web surfers viewed the first-ever photos of the surface of Mars, transmitted by the Sojourner, a roving robot deposited by the Mars Pathfinder, an unmanned spacecraft on this day in history.  

Jul 08   Charles Drake, geologist, dies of heart attack at 92 in the year 1997.  

Jul 09   In the year 1997 near Coast of Venezuela a 7.0 quaked killed at least 81 people, 522 injured, extensive damage and landslides in the Cariaco-Cumana area. At least 3,000 people were left homeless  

Jul 12   In the year 1997 waterloo - St. Jacobs Railway commences passenger service over the former CN Waterloo Spur between Waterloo and Elmira, Ont.  

Jul 13   In the year 1997 a 12-year-old Canberra girl is killed by a chunk of flying metal when the implosion to level the old Royal Canberra Hospital goes wrong.  

Jul 13   Alexandra Danilova, ballet great, dies at 92 on this day in history.  

Jul 18   Eugene Shoemaker, astronomer (Shoemaker-Levy comet), dies at 69 in the year 1997.  

Jul 23   On this day in history andrew Cunanan, serial killer (Gianni Versage), commits suicide  

Jul 24   In the year 1997 saw Maung, general/president of Myanmar (Burma) (1988-92), dies  

Jul 25   In the year 1997 ben Hogan, golfer (Masters, Brit Open, US Open-1953), dies at 84  

Jul 31   Beam Dai, head of South Vietnam (1949-55), dies in the year 1997.  

Aug 01   Boeing buys out McDonnell-Douglas for $16.3 billion in the year 1997.  

Aug 01   Ngiratkel Etpison, president of Palau (1989-92), dies on this day in history.  

Aug 04   On this day in history jeanne Calment, world's oldest person (Feb 21 1875), dies at 122  

Aug 05   On this day in history don Steele, LA radio personality (KRTH), dies of cancer at 61  

Aug 06   In the year 1997 korean Airlines Flight 801 crashed on Guam  

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Famous Deaths In 1997

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1997 graham Kersey, cricket wicket keeper, dies in car crash  

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   Harry B Helmsley, owner (Empire State Building), dies at 87 in the year 1997.  

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

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

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