Historical Events In 1997
Thursday, 15 April 2021
Apr 02 Tomoyuki Tanaka, producer (Godzilla), dies of a stroke at 86 in the year 1997.
Apr 03 "Dream-Johnny Mercer Musical", opens at Royale NYC for 109 performance in the year 1997.
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 DMSP Titan 2 launched in the year 1997.
Apr 04 On this day in history sTS 83 (Columbia 22), launches
Apr 05 Galileo, 3rd Ganymede Flyby (Orbit 7) on this day in history.
Apr 06 On this day in history jack Kent Cooke, NFL owner (Wash Redskins), dies at 84
Apr 08 In the year 1997 laura Nyro, singer, dies of ovarian cancer at 49
Apr 09 In the year 1997 helene Hanff, author (84 Charing Cross Road), dies at 80
Apr 11 On this day in history 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 Michael Dorris, writer, commits suicide at 52 on this day in history.
Apr 12 George Wald, scientist, dies at 90 on this day in history.
Apr 13 In the year 1997 ann Craft, researcher/writer, dies at 53
Apr 16 In the year 1997 emilio Azcarraga Milmo, media tycoon, dies at 66
Apr 17 In the year 1997 chaim Herzog, President of Israel (1983-93), dies at 78
Apr 21 In the year 1997 andres Rodriguez, Paraguayan president (1989-93), dies
Apr 24 In the year 1997 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 In the year 1997 paul Lambert, actor (Tom-Executive Suite), dies at 73
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 In the year 1997 bebe, AKA Flipper, dolphin, dies at 40
May 01 Toni Blair elected PM of UK on this day in history.
May 02 Donald Trump &Marla Maples announce they are separating on this day in history.
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 Garry Kasparov begins chess match with IBM supercomputer Deep Blue on this day in history.
May 04 Alvy Moore, actor/producer (Mr Kimball-Green Acres), dies at 75 on this day in history.
May 05 On this day in history "Married With Children" final episode on Fox TV
May 05 On this day in history iridium-1 Delta 2 Launch, Successful
May 06 On this day in history army Staff Sergeant Delmar Simpson gets 25-year sentence for rape
May 06 Michael Jackson & Bee Gees inducted into Rock & Roll Hall of Fame on this day in history.
May 07 Expos scores 13 in 6th at Giants in the year 1997.