January 19, 1997 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • Cerebral Palsy telethon

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Yasser Arafat returns to Hebron after more than 30 years and joins celebrations over the handover of the last Israeli-controlled West Bank city.

Palestinian Leader Yasser Arafat
Palestinian Leader
Yasser Arafat

Deaths in History

  • George Armin Goyder, businessman/social philosopher, dies at 88
  • James Dickey, poet/novelist, dies at 84