What Happened on December 21, 1997

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Detroit Lions Barry Sanders is 3rd to run for 2,000 yards in a season
  • Detroit Lions linebacker Reggie Brown, knocked unconscious in game

Famous Deaths

  • Bruce Woodcock, English boxer, European Heavyweight Champion, dies at 76
  • Juzo Itami, film director/actor (Lord Jim, Yuuguremade), dies at 64
  • Michael Lyne, air-marshal, dies at 78