What Happened on January 7, 1997

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Newt Gingrich narrowly re-elected speaker of the US House of Representatives

US Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich
US Speaker of the House
Newt Gingrich

Famous Deaths

  • Desmond Flower, publisher, dies at 89
  • Sandor Vegh, violinist teacher/conductor, dies at 84