What Happened on September 18, 1997

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


Hall of fameHall of Fame

Seve Ballesteros & Nick Faldo elected to World Golf Hall of Fame

Golfer and Five-Time Major Championship Winner Seve Ballesteros
Golfer and Five-Time Major Championship Winner
Seve Ballesteros
Golfer and Six-Time Major Championship Winner Nick Faldo
Golfer and Six-Time Major Championship Winner
Nick Faldo

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ted Turner gives $1 billion to the United Nations, creating the public charity, the United Nations Foundation

Founder of CNN Ted Turner
Founder of CNN
Ted Turner
  • Voters in Wales vote yes (50.3%) in a referendum on Welsh autonomy.

Famous Deaths

  • Harry Brian Boyne, journalist, dies at 87
  • Jimmy Witherspoon, singer, dies at 65