Historical Events on December 31st, 1997

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 27th Fiesta Bowl: #10 Kansas State beats #14 Syracuse, 35-18
  • Intel cuts price of Pentium II-233 MHz from $401 to $268
  • Marv Levy, retires as coach of Buffalo Bills
  • Microsoft buys Hotmail E-mail service
  • More Swedes died than were born in 1997, 1st time since 1809
  • Orlando Hernandez, half-brother of pitcher Livan, defects from Cuba
  • South African & US surgeons separate Zambian Siamese twins joined at the head