What Happened on June 25th, 1997

Day of Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Christies auctions off Princess Di's clothing for $5.5 million
  • Galileo, 2nd Callisto Flyby (Orbit 9)
  • Intelsat 802 Ariane 4 Launch, Successful
  • Jamaica issues a warrant for singer Sade, who fails to report to court on charges of failure to obey a cop who signaled her to stop
  • NHL approves franchises in Nash, Atlanta, Columbus, & Minn-St Paul
  • Progress M-34 Collides with & damages Mir Space Station

Famous Divorces

  • "Dumb and Dumber" actress Lauren Holly (33) divorces actor-comedian Jim Carrey (35) due to irreconcilable differences after 9 months of marriage

Famous Deaths

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

Jacques Cousteau, French oceanographer, dies of heart attack at 87

Oceanographer, Explorer and Scientist Jacques Cousteau
Oceanographer, Explorer and Scientist
Jacques Cousteau
  • William Lyle Woratzeck, convicted killer, executed in Ariz at 51