What Happened on February 4th, 1997

Day of Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

After at first contesting the results, Serbian President Slobodan Milošević recognizes opposition victories in the November 1996 elections.

President of Serbia and Yugoslavia Slobodan Milosevic
President of Serbia and Yugoslavia
Slobodan Milosevic
  • En route to Lebanon, two Israeli Sikorsky CH-53 troop-transport helicopters collide in mid-air over northern Galilee, Israel killing 73.

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

Mario Lemieux is 7th NHL player to score 600 goals

NHL Legend and Owner Mario Lemieux
NHL Legend and Owner
Mario Lemieux
  • US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright announces she just discovered that her grandparents were Jewish

Famous Deaths

  • James Friell, political cartoonist, dies at 84