Historical Events In 1997
Sunday, 01 October 2023
Apr 02 Tomoyuki Tanaka, producer (Godzilla), dies of a stroke at 86 in the year 1997.
Apr 03 In the year 1997 "Dream-Johnny Mercer Musical", opens at Royale NYC for 109 performance
Apr 04 On this day in history anaheim Ducks clinch their 1st-ever playoff berth
Apr 04 Braves officially open Turner Field against Cubs in the year 1997.
Apr 04 On this day in history dMSP Titan 2 launched
Apr 04 STS 83 (Columbia 22), launches on this day in history.
Apr 05 On this day in history galileo, 3rd Ganymede Flyby (Orbit 7)
Apr 06 Jack Kent Cooke, NFL owner (Wash Redskins), dies at 84 on this day in history.
Apr 08 In the year 1997 laura Nyro, singer, dies of ovarian cancer at 49
Apr 09 Helene Hanff, author (84 Charing Cross Road), dies at 80 in the year 1997.
Apr 11 In the year 1997 in Southern Xinjiang, China a 6.2 earthquake occurred, at least 9 people killed, 89 injured, 100,000 homeless, thousands of buildings destroyed and 11,000 livestock killed in Jiashi County
Apr 11 On this day in history michael Dorris, writer, commits suicide at 52
Apr 12 In the year 1997 george Wald, scientist, dies at 90
Apr 13 Ann Craft, researcher/writer, dies at 53 on this day in history.
Apr 16 Emilio Azcarraga Milmo, media tycoon, dies at 66 on this day in history.
Apr 17 Chaim Herzog, President of Israel (1983-93), dies at 78 on this day in history.
Apr 21 In the year 1997 andres Rodriguez, Paraguayan president (1989-93), dies
Apr 24 On this day in history pat Paulsen, comedian (Smothers Brothers Show), dies at 69
Apr 26 Joey Faye, comic (Fruit of the Loom grapes), dies at 86 on this day in history.
Apr 27 Paul Lambert, actor (Tom-Executive Suite), dies at 73 in the year 1997.
Apr 28 Susan Seddon Boulet, artist, dies of cancer at 45 on this day in history.
Apr 29 On this day in history keith Ferguson, blues (Fabulous Thunderbirds), dies of overdose at 50
May 01 On this day in history bebe, AKA Flipper, dolphin, dies at 40
May 01 In the year 1997 toni Blair elected PM of UK
May 02 On this day in history donald Trump &Marla Maples announce they are separating
May 02 Mercury Mail announces its 1 millionth internet subscriber in the year 1997.
May 02 Republic of Texas security chief Robert Scheidt surrenders on this day in history.
May 03 In the year 1997 garry Kasparov begins chess match with IBM supercomputer Deep Blue
May 04 On this day in history alvy Moore, actor/producer (Mr Kimball-Green Acres), dies at 75
May 05 On this day in history "Married With Children" final episode on Fox TV
May 05 In the year 1997 iridium-1 Delta 2 Launch, Successful
May 06 Army Staff Sergeant Delmar Simpson gets 25-year sentence for rape on this day in history.
May 06 On this day in history michael Jackson & Bee Gees inducted into Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
May 07 Expos scores 13 in 6th at Giants on this day in history.