Historical Events In 1997
Thursday, 15 April 2021
May 07 On this day in history galileo, 4th Ganymede Flyby (Orbit 8)
May 08 In the year 1997 tea Leoni & David Duchovny wed in Greenwich Village
May 09 The first US ambassador returns to Vietnam since Saigon fell arrives in Vietnam on this day in history.
May 10 On this day in history 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
May 11 Brenda Carlin, TV producer/wife of comedian George Carlin, dies at 57 in the year 1997.
May 12 In the year 1997 14 North Koreans defect to South Korea
May 12 Russia & Chechnya sign peace deal after 400 years of conflict in the year 1997.
May 12 In the year 1997 susie Maroney, 22, of Australia, is first to swim from Cuba to Florida
May 12 On this day in history tornado narrowly misses downtown Miami
May 16 Brandi Sherwood, (Idaho) replaces Brook Lee (Miss Universe) as Miss USA in the year 1997.
May 17 In the year 1997 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 in the year 1997.
May 23 On this day in history mel Karmazin replaces Peter Lund as CEO of CBS TV
May 24 In the year 1997 actor Tim Allen arrested for drunk driving in Michigan
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 Manfred Von Ardenne, German scientific pioneer, dies at 90 on this day in history.
May 27 On this day in history judge finds Pamela Lee not guilty of breaking a contract
May 27 Major league revenue sharing begins, New York Yankees pay out most $28 million on this day in history.
May 27 Marv Albert pleads innocent to charges of sexually assault in the year 1997.
May 27 On this day in history russian President Boris Yeltsin signs a historic treaty with NATO
May 27 The first all female (20 British women) team reaches North Pole in the year 1997.
May 28 Bob Dylan hospitalized in England with histoplasmosis on this day in history.
May 28 Linda Finch completes Amelia Earhart attempted around-the-world flight in the year 1997.
May 28 Tornado in Jarrell TX kills at least 28 in the year 1997.
May 28 Wallace Berg, 42, is 4th American to scale Mount Everest for 3rd time in the year 1997.
May 29 70th National Spelling Bee Rebecca Sealfon wins spelling euonym on this day in history.
May 29 70th National Spelling Bee: Rebecca Sealfon wins spelling euonym in the year 1997.
May 29 On this day in history george Fenneman, announcer (You Bet Your Life), dies at 77
May 29 On this day in history jesse Timmedequas, found guilty of rape/murder of Megan Kanka, 7
May 29 Scientists announce new human species in 780,000 year old fossil in the year 1997.
May 30 On this day in history 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