Historical Events In 1997
Sunday, 01 August 2021
May 07 Galileo, 4th Ganymede Flyby (Orbit 8) in the year 1997.
May 08 On this day in history tea Leoni & David Duchovny wed in Greenwich Village
May 09 In the year 1997 the first US ambassador returns to Vietnam since Saigon fell arrives in Vietnam
May 10 In Northern Iran a 7.5 quake, At least 1,567 people killed, 2,300 injured, 50,000 homeless, 10,533 houses destroyed, 5,474 houses damaged and landslides in the Birjand-Qayen area on this day in history.
May 11 On this day in history brenda Carlin, TV producer/wife of comedian George Carlin, dies at 57
May 12 On this day in history 14 North Koreans defect to South Korea
May 12 Russia & Chechnya sign peace deal after 400 years of conflict on this day in history.
May 12 Susie Maroney, 22, of Australia, is first to swim from Cuba to Florida on this day in history.
May 12 In the year 1997 tornado narrowly misses downtown Miami
May 16 On this day in history brandi Sherwood, (Idaho) replaces Brook Lee (Miss Universe) as Miss USA
May 17 On this day in history sylvester Stallone weds Jennifer Flavin in London
May 19 In the year 1997 millie, dog of President Bush (Millie's Book), dies at 12
May 20 Virgilio Boat, president of Colombia (1986-90), dies on this day in history.
May 23 Mel Karmazin replaces Peter Lund as CEO of CBS TV in the year 1997.
May 24 Actor Tim Allen arrested for drunk driving in Michigan on this day in history.
May 24 On this day in history edward Mulhare, actor (Ghost & Mrs Muir), dies of lung cancer at 74
May 25 In the year 1997 muhammad Fadhel, PM of Iraq (1953-54), dies
May 26 In the year 1997 manfred Von Ardenne, German scientific pioneer, dies at 90
May 27 Judge finds Pamela Lee not guilty of breaking a contract in the year 1997.
May 27 Major league revenue sharing begins, New York Yankees pay out most $28 million on this day in history.
May 27 In the year 1997 marv Albert pleads innocent to charges of sexually assault
May 27 In the year 1997 russian President Boris Yeltsin signs a historic treaty with NATO
May 27 The first all female (20 British women) team reaches North Pole on this day in history.
May 28 In the year 1997 bob Dylan hospitalized in England with histoplasmosis
May 28 On this day in history linda Finch completes Amelia Earhart attempted around-the-world flight
May 28 In the year 1997 tornado in Jarrell TX kills at least 28
May 28 Wallace Berg, 42, is 4th American to scale Mount Everest for 3rd time on this day in history.
May 29 On this day in history 70th National Spelling Bee Rebecca Sealfon wins spelling euonym
May 29 On this day in history 70th National Spelling Bee: Rebecca Sealfon wins spelling euonym
May 29 On this day in history george Fenneman, announcer (You Bet Your Life), dies at 77
May 29 In the year 1997 jesse Timmedequas, found guilty of rape/murder of Megan Kanka, 7
May 29 In the year 1997 scientists announce new human species in 780,000 year old fossil
May 30 In the year 1997 betty Shabazz, widow of Malcolm X, set afire by 12 year old grandson
May 30 On this day in history ken Dryden becomes president of NHL's Toronto Maple Leafs may311889 The Johnstown Flood kills 2,000 to 5,000 Pennsylvanians in a city of 30,000