Historical Events on August 31, 1997

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Gin Game" closes at Lyceum Theater NYC after 144 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Diana, Princess of Wales, dies in a car crash in a road tunnel in Paris

Princess of Wales Diana Spencer
Princess of Wales
Diana Spencer
  • Don Mattingly's #23 is retired by NY Yankees
  • Last episode of Rolanda airs
  • Scott Hoch wins Greater Milwaukee Golf Open with a 268