January 15, 1997 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • Diana, Princess of Wales, calls for an international ban on landmines, angering ministers in the UK
  • Space Shuttle Atlantis docks with Mir Space Station

Deaths in History

  • Jose Ignacio Domecq, wine maker, dies at 82
  • Kenneth Thimann, botanist, dies at 92