Historical Events on October 5, 1997

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 35th Tennis Fed Cup: France beats Netherlands in Den Bosch Neth (4-1)
  • Annika Sorenstam wins LPGA CoreStates Betsy King Classic
  • Davis Love III wins golf's Buick challenge, shooting a 267
  • STS 86 (Atlantis 20) lands