What Happened on January 15, 1997

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


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Chicago Bull Dennis Rodman kicks cameraman, Eugene Amosin the groin

Basketball Player Dennis Rodman
Basketball Player
Dennis Rodman

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Diana, Princess of Wales, calls for an international ban on landmines, angering ministers in the UK

Princess of Wales Diana Spencer
Princess of Wales
Diana Spencer
  • Space Shuttle Atlantis docks with Mir Space Station

Famous Deaths

  • Jose Ignacio Domecq, wine maker, dies at 82
  • Kenneth Thimann, botanist, dies at 92