January 17, 1997 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Deaths in History

  • Andrea Fisher, American artist, dies at 41
  • Asfa Wossen, [Amha Selassie], crown emperor of Ethiopia in exile, dies
  • Bert Kelly, Australian politician (b. 1912)
  • Clyde William Tombaugh, discoverer (Pluto), dies at 90