What Happened on June 23, 1997

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Dow Jones drops 192.25 pts
  • In the Central African Republic, soldiers fire on foreign peacekeepers in the third major rebellion since May

Famous Deaths

  • "Wino" Willie Forkner, biker (Wild One), dies of heart attack at 77
  • Betty Shabazz, widow of Malcolm X, suffering from burns, dies at 63