Historical Events In 1997
Thursday, 28 September 2023
Jan 02 Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Columbus OH on WBZX 99.7 FM on this day in history.
Jan 02 Jim Rodger, sports writer, dies at 75 on this day in history.
Jan 02 Residents of southern and eastern Ontario are digging out again this morning after another round of snow in the year 1997.
Jan 03 Bryant Gumbel co-hosted his final "Today" show on NBC-TV on this day in history.
Jan 03 On this day in history eddo Brandes takes ODI hat-trick vs England at Harare
Jan 03 On this day in history zimbabwe clean-sweep ODI series vs England 3-0
Jan 04 In the year 1997 canada wins the World Junior Hockey title in Switzerland.
Jan 05 French trains are diverted to pick up stranded skiers and German rail stations are converted into homeless shelters as the death toll from Europe's longest cold spell in a decade passes 230 on this day in history.
Jan 05 In ocean racing, Montreal solo sailor Gerry Roufs disappears at sea while circumnavigating the Globe on this day in history.
Jan 07 In the year 1997 newt Gingrich, narrowly re-elected speaker of the House
Jan 09 In the year 1997 former Toronto Argonauts and LA Kings owner Bruce McNall sentenced to five years, 10 months in prison and ordered to repay $5 million for bank fraud
Jan 09 In the year 1997 heart attacks sends Frank Sinatra back to hospital
Jan 09 On this day in history twenty-nine people are killed when a Comair commuter plane crashes 18 miles from the Detroit Metropolitan Airport.
Jan 10 4,000th episode of "Entertainment Tonight" in the year 1997.
Jan 10 In the year 1997 dow Corning provides $295 billion to settle breast implant suits
Jan 10 In the year 1997 italy's new 1,000 lire coin shows divided Germany on map
Jan 10 Right-winger Arnoldo Aleman sworn in as President of Nicaragua on this day in history.
Jan 11 23rd People's Choice Awards Bill Cosby wins on this day in history.
Jan 11 In the year 1997 telstar 401 Satellite Fails
Jan 12 Charles Huggins, surgeon/medical researcher, dies at 95 in the year 1997.
Jan 12 Ice skater Oksana Baiul injured slightly whiled driving intoxicated on this day in history.
Jan 12 Space Shuttle STS 81 (Atlantis 18), launches into space in the year 1997.
Jan 12 On this day in history tiger Woods wins Mercedes Championships
Jan 15 American space shuttle Atlantis docks with Russian Mir space station for the first time on this day in history.
Jan 15 On this day in history chicago Bull Dennis Rodman kicks cameraman, Eugene Amosin the groin
Jan 15 Jose Ignacio Domecq, wine maker, dies at 82 in the year 1997.
Jan 15 Space Shuttle Atlantis docks with Mir Space Station in the year 1997.
Jan 16 On this day in history a bomb exploded at an Atlanta building housing an abortion clinic. An hour later, after investigators and others had come to the scene, a second bomb went off, injuring six people.
Jan 16 On this day in history ennis Cosby, the son of entertainer Bill Cosby, was shot to death while changing a tire on a freeway exit ramp in Los Angeles.
Jan 18 In the year 1997 myfanwy Piper, librettist, dies at 85
Jan 18 In the year 1997 norway's Boerge Ousland emerges on the Pacific edge of Antarctica to become the first person to cross the continent alone and unaided.
Jan 18 Norwegian Borge Ousland completed a 1,675-mile trek across Antarctica, the first time anyone transversed the continent alone in the year 1997.
Jan 19 Adriana Caseloti, voice (Snow White), dies at 70 on this day in history.
Jan 19 Two bombs exploded at a Tulsa, Okla., abortion clinic that had been bombed two weeks earlier on this day in history.