Historical Events In 1997
Thursday, 15 April 2021
Feb 04 In the year 1997 a civil jury finds O.J. Simpson liable for the deaths of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her companion, Ronald Goldman.
Feb 04 In Turkmenistan-Iran Border Region a 6.8 earthquate occured. At least 88 people killed, nearly 2,000 injured, about 5,500 houses destroyed and 11,000 houses damaged in the Bojnurd-Shirvan area, Iran in the year 1997.
Feb 04 On this day in history james Friell, political cartoonist, dies at 84
Feb 04 Secretary of State Margaret Albright announces she just discovered that her grandparents were Jewish in the year 1997.
Feb 05 3 Swiss banks create $70 million Holocaust fund on this day in history.
Feb 05 Brook Lee, Hawaii, crowned 46th Miss USA (en route to Miss Universe) in the year 1997.
Feb 06 Diane Blood, 32, in England, won right to use her dead husbands sperm in the year 1997.
Feb 07 US & Russia announce summit set for Helsinki, March 20-21 on this day in history.
Feb 08 Jean-Luc Brassard wins gold medal in free-style skiing at the World Championships in Nagano in the year 1997.
Feb 09 11th American Comedy Award Debbie Reynolds on this day in history.
Feb 09 In the year 1997 barry Evans, actor (Dr Upton-Dr in the House), dies at 53
Feb 09 On this day in history fox cartoon series "Simpsons" airs 167th episode the longest-running animated series in cartoon history
Feb 09 Scotty Bowman, is first NHL coach to win 1,000 games on this day in history.
Feb 10 Brian McManus Connolly, musician, dies at 47 in the year 1997.
Feb 10 In the year 1997 comet Shoemaker-Holt 2 Closest Approach to Earth (1.9245 AU)
Feb 10 On this day in history lemrick Nelson found guilty in the fatal stabbing on Hasidic Jew Yankel Rosenbaum in Crown Heights Brooklyn in 1991
Feb 10 O J Simpson jury reaches decision on $25 million in punitive damages in the year 1997.
Feb 10 Soyuz TM-25 launches to the MIR in the year 1997.
Feb 11 Celine Dion receives an award for her 50 millionth record sold on this day in history.
Feb 11 Don Porter, actor (Gidget), dies at 84 in the year 1997.
Feb 11 In the year 1997 sTS 82 (Discovery 22) launches
Feb 12 Fred Goldman says he will settle for a signed murder confession from O J Simpson in lieu of his $20.5 million judgement on this day in history.
Feb 13 In the year 1997 discovery captures Hubble Space Telescope
Feb 14 On this day in history abitibi-Price and Stone-Consolidated announce a $2.3 billion merger, creating the world's largest newsprint maker
Feb 15 In the year 1997 uS female Figure Skating championship won by Tara Lipinski
Feb 15 In the year 1997 uS male Figure Skating championship won by Todd Eldridge
Feb 16 In the year 1997 at age 25, Jeff Gordon is youngest winner in Daytona 500 history
Feb 19 On this day in history chinese Communist revolutionary Deng Xiaoping dies.
Feb 19 Deng Xiaoping, head (Chinese Communist Party), dies at 92 in the year 1997.
Feb 19 In the year 1997 fCC makes available 311 for non-emergency calls &711 for hearing or speech-impaired emergency calls
Feb 21 In the year 1997 "Empire Strikes Back, special edition," premieres
Feb 21 In the year 1997 kenneth Rowntree, painter, dies at 81
Feb 21 On this day in history sTS 82 (Discovery 22) lands
Feb 23 Ali Abu Kamal opens fire in Empire State Building & kills 1 in the year 1997.