Historical Events In 1997
Sunday, 09 August 2020
Feb 04 A civil jury finds O.J. Simpson liable for the deaths of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her companion, Ronald Goldman on this day in history.
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 James Friell, political cartoonist, dies at 84 in the year 1997.
Feb 04 Secretary of State Margaret Albright announces she just discovered that her grandparents were Jewish in the year 1997.
Feb 05 On this day in history 3 Swiss banks create $70 million Holocaust fund
Feb 05 Brook Lee, Hawaii, crowned 46th Miss USA (en route to Miss Universe) on this day in history.
Feb 06 In the year 1997 diane Blood, 32, in England, won right to use her dead husbands sperm
Feb 07 US & Russia announce summit set for Helsinki, March 20-21 on this day in history.
Feb 08 In the year 1997 jean-Luc Brassard wins gold medal in free-style skiing at the World Championships in Nagano
Feb 09 In the year 1997 11th American Comedy Award Debbie Reynolds
Feb 09 Barry Evans, actor (Dr Upton-Dr in the House), dies at 53 in the year 1997.
Feb 09 Fox cartoon series "Simpsons" airs 167th episode the longest-running animated series in cartoon history on this day in history.
Feb 09 Scotty Bowman, is first NHL coach to win 1,000 games in the year 1997.
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 Lemrick Nelson found guilty in the fatal stabbing on Hasidic Jew Yankel Rosenbaum in Crown Heights Brooklyn in 1991 in the year 1997.
Feb 10 O J Simpson jury reaches decision on $25 million in punitive damages on this day in history.
Feb 10 On this day in history soyuz TM-25 launches to the MIR
Feb 11 Celine Dion receives an award for her 50 millionth record sold in the year 1997.
Feb 11 Don Porter, actor (Gidget), dies at 84 on this day in history.
Feb 11 In the year 1997 sTS 82 (Discovery 22) launches
Feb 12 In the year 1997 fred Goldman says he will settle for a signed murder confession from O J Simpson in lieu of his $20.5 million judgement
Feb 13 Discovery captures Hubble Space Telescope on this day in history.
Feb 14 Abitibi-Price and Stone-Consolidated announce a $2.3 billion merger, creating the world's largest newsprint maker on this day in history.
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 In the year 1997 chinese Communist revolutionary Deng Xiaoping dies.
Feb 19 On this day in history deng Xiaoping, head (Chinese Communist Party), dies at 92
Feb 19 FCC makes available 311 for non-emergency calls &711 for hearing or speech-impaired emergency calls in the year 1997.
Feb 21 "Empire Strikes Back, special edition," premieres in the year 1997.
Feb 21 On this day in history kenneth Rowntree, painter, dies at 81
Feb 21 STS 82 (Discovery 22) lands on this day in history.
Feb 23 In the year 1997 ali Abu Kamal opens fire in Empire State Building & kills 1