What Happened on September 25, 1997

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "ER" is performed live on TV
  • Britain's Andy Green sets jet-powered car record (714 mph)
  • Marv Albert plea bargains in assault case
  • STS 86 (Atlantis 20) launches into orbit
  • WNBA announces it will add Detroit & Washington, D.C. franchises

Famous Deaths

  • Hélène Baillargeon, Quebec singer and folklorist (b. 1916)
  • Jean Françaix, French composer (b. 1912)
  • Sayed Mutawli ad Imam scholar/broadcaster-Darsh, dies at 66