Historical Events In 1997
Sunday, 09 August 2020
Mar 11 In the year 1997 beatle Paul McCartney knighted Sir Paul by Queen Elizabeth II
Mar 11 San Francisco Giant J T Snow suffers a fractured eye socket when hit by a pitch in the year 1997.
Mar 14 On this day in history fred Zinnemann (director), dies of heart attack at 89
Mar 14 On this day in history iranian military plane crashes, killing 80
Mar 14 In the year 1997 president Clinton trips and tears up his knee requiring surgery
Mar 15 Gail Davis, ( Annie Oakley), dies at 72 in the year 1997.
Mar 16 On this day in history donna Andrews wins LPGA Welch's/Circle K Championship
Mar 17 On this day in history cNN begins Spanish broadcasts
Mar 18 On this day in history russian AN-24 plane crashes in Turkey, 50 die
Mar 18 In the year 1997 willem de Kooning (abstract artist), dead Alzheimer's at 92
Mar 19 Major League Baseball announces 5 year/$50M deal with Pepsi on this day in history.
Mar 19 Police fired tear gas and warning shots in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, to quell a protest against the government's plan to use foreign mercenaries to crush a separatist rebellion in the year 1997.
Mar 19 Supreme Court hears Internet indecency arguments in the year 1997.
Mar 19 On this day in history willem De Kooning, artists (Abstract), dies of Alzheimer at 92
Mar 20 Tobacco company Liggett admits cigarettes are addictive in the year 1997.
Mar 21 In the year 1997 world Ice Dance won by Oksana Grishuk & Evgeny Platov (Russia)
Mar 22 Comet Hale-Bopp Closest Approach to Earth (1.315 AU) on this day in history.
Mar 23 On this day in history 17th Golden Raspberry Awards Striptease wins
Mar 23 17th Golden Raspberry Awards: Striptease wins on this day in history.
Mar 23 Wrestlemania XIII in Chicago, Undertaker beats Psycho Sid for title on this day in history.
Mar 24 69th Academy Awards "The English Patient", Tom Cruise &Frances McDormand win on this day in history.
Mar 24 In the year 1997 69th Academy Awards: "The English Patient", Tom Cruise &Frances McDormand win
Mar 24 In the year 1997 australian parliament overturns world's first &only euthanasia law
Mar 25 In the year 1997 roberto Sanchez Vilella, governor of Puerto Rico in (1965-69), dies
Mar 25 In the year 1997 the Australian Senate votes to overturn the Northern Territory's Rights of the Terminally Ill law, the world's only law allowing terminally ill patients to commit suicide with a doctor's help
Mar 26 On this day in history nHL announce Might Ducks &Vancouver Canucks to open 1998 in Japan
Mar 27 "Young Man From Atlanta", opens at Longacre NYC for 85 performances in the year 1997.
Mar 27 39 cult members in California commit mass suicide (Hale-Bopp) in the year 1997.
Mar 27 In the year 1997 martin Luther King's son meets with James Earl Ray
Mar 29 A boat carrying dozens of Albanians seeking refuge in Italy strikes an Italian navy ship and sinks in Adriatic waters, killing at least 52 people in the year 1997.
Mar 29 Eddie Ryder, actor (Slick Jones-General Hospital), dies at 74 on this day in history.
Mar 31 "Daytime to Remember" a series showing old soaps premieres on ABC-TV in the year 1997.
Mar 31 On this day in history edwin Alberian, TV celebrity (Clarabell), dies at 76
Mar 31 Pioneer 10, ends its mission on this day in history.