June 1, 1997 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • 10th Children's Miracle Network Telethon raises $5,400,186
  • 1st NY Women Film Festival opens
  • 51st Tony Awards: Titanic & Last Night of Ballyhoo win
  • Donovan Bailey beats Michael Johnson in 150m race to settle who was the world's fastest man
  • Hugo Banzer wins the Presidential elections in Bolivia.
  • LA Dodger Wilton Guerrero's bat breaks, revealing it is corked

Deaths in History

  • Nikolai Tikhonov, Soviet PM (1980-85), dies at 92