What Happened on March 17, 1997

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • CNN begins spanish broadcasts

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Katie Ledecky, American swimmer (Olympic Golds 2012, 2016), born in Washington D.C.

Swimmer Katie Ledecky
Katie Ledecky

Famous Deaths

  • Gail Davis, actress (Annie Oakley), dies at 71