What Happened on February 5th, 1997

Day of Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 3 Swiss banks create $70 million Holocaust fund
  • Brook Lee, Hawaii, crowned 46th Miss USA (en route to Miss Universe)
  • Japan's Ministry of Finance announces plans to cut import tariffs on crude oil and most petroleum products

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

OJ Simpson found liable in the deaths of Ron Goldman & Nicole Simpson in a civil court action.

NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal OJ Simpson
NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal
OJ Simpson

Famous Deaths

  • John Richard Patterson, businessman, dies at 51
  • Pamela Harriman, US Ambassador (to France), dies of stroke at 76