Historical Events In 1997
Thursday, 15 April 2021
Mar 11 On this day in history beatle Paul McCartney knighted Sir Paul by Queen Elizabeth II
Mar 11 In the year 1997 san Francisco Giant J T Snow suffers a fractured eye socket when hit by a pitch
Mar 14 Fred Zinnemann (director), dies of heart attack at 89 in the year 1997.
Mar 14 Iranian military plane crashes, killing 80 in the year 1997.
Mar 14 President Clinton trips and tears up his knee requiring surgery on this day in history.
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 Willem de Kooning (abstract artist), dead Alzheimer's at 92 on this day in history.
Mar 19 Major League Baseball announces 5 year/$50M deal with Pepsi on this day in history.
Mar 19 On this day in history 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
Mar 19 Supreme Court hears Internet indecency arguments on this day in history.
Mar 19 Willem De Kooning, artists (Abstract), dies of Alzheimer at 92 in the year 1997.
Mar 20 In the year 1997 tobacco company Liggett admits cigarettes are addictive
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) in the year 1997.
Mar 23 On this day in history 17th Golden Raspberry Awards Striptease wins
Mar 23 17th Golden Raspberry Awards: Striptease wins in the year 1997.
Mar 23 On this day in history wrestlemania XIII in Chicago, Undertaker beats Psycho Sid for title
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 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 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 NHL announce Might Ducks &Vancouver Canucks to open 1998 in Japan on this day in history.
Mar 27 "Young Man From Atlanta", opens at Longacre NYC for 85 performances on this day in history.
Mar 27 39 cult members in California commit mass suicide (Hale-Bopp) in the year 1997.
Mar 27 Martin Luther King's son meets with James Earl Ray in the year 1997.
Mar 29 In the year 1997 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.
Mar 29 In the year 1997 eddie Ryder, actor (Slick Jones-General Hospital), dies at 74
Mar 31 "Daytime to Remember" a series showing old soaps premieres on ABC-TV on this day in history.
Mar 31 In the year 1997 edwin Alberian, TV celebrity (Clarabell), dies at 76
Mar 31 In the year 1997 pioneer 10, ends its mission