What Happened on August 5, 1997

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Korean Air 747 with 331 aboard crashes in Guam, 29 survive
  • Ramzi Yousef, mastermind of world trade center bombing goes on trial
  • Soyuz TM-26 crew of Anatoly Solovyov & Pavel Vinogradov, launched

Famous Deaths

  • Don Steele, LA radio personality (KRTH), dies of cancer at 61