What Happened on August 4, 1997

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • "Keenan Ivory Wayan Show" premieres on Fox TV
  • 185,000 Teamsters union United Parcel Service drivers walk off the job.
  • In Colombia, international oil company Occidental Petroleum declare force majeure on all oil exports from the Cano Limon field after a series of attacks knocked out a major oil pipeline

Event of interestEvent of Interest

William Ryan Holt and Michael Mischler are arrested for breaking into Elle MacPherson’s Los Angeles home

Supermodel Elle MacPherson
Supermodel
Elle MacPherson

Famous Deaths

  • Jeanne Calment, world's oldest person (Feb 21 1875), dies at 122