Historical Events In 1997
Sunday, 09 August 2020
May 07 On this day in history galileo, 4th Ganymede Flyby (Orbit 8)
May 08 Tea Leoni & David Duchovny wed in Greenwich Village in the year 1997.
May 09 The first US ambassador returns to Vietnam since Saigon fell arrives in Vietnam on this day in history.
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 Brenda Carlin, TV producer/wife of comedian George Carlin, dies at 57 in the year 1997.
May 12 14 North Koreans defect to South Korea on this day in history.
May 12 In the year 1997 russia & Chechnya sign peace deal after 400 years of conflict
May 12 On this day in history susie Maroney, 22, of Australia, is first to swim from Cuba to Florida
May 12 Tornado narrowly misses downtown Miami on this day in history.
May 16 Brandi Sherwood, (Idaho) replaces Brook Lee (Miss Universe) as Miss USA in the year 1997.
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 In the year 1997 virgilio Boat, president of Colombia (1986-90), dies
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 Edward Mulhare, actor (Ghost & Mrs Muir), dies of lung cancer at 74 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1997.
May 27 In the year 1997 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 on this day in history.
May 27 In the year 1997 russian President Boris Yeltsin signs a historic treaty with NATO
May 27 On this day in history the first all female (20 British women) team reaches North Pole
May 28 Bob Dylan hospitalized in England with histoplasmosis in the year 1997.
May 28 In the year 1997 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 In the year 1997 wallace Berg, 42, is 4th American to scale Mount Everest for 3rd time
May 29 70th National Spelling Bee Rebecca Sealfon wins spelling euonym on this day in history.
May 29 On this day in history 70th National Spelling Bee: Rebecca Sealfon wins spelling euonym
May 29 George Fenneman, announcer (You Bet Your Life), dies at 77 on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
May 30 Betty Shabazz, widow of Malcolm X, set afire by 12 year old grandson on this day in history.
May 30 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 on this day in history.