June 26, 1997 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Galileo, Ganymede Observations (Orbit 9)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, 1st book in J. K. Rowling's best-selling series, is published

Novelist J. K. Rowling
Novelist
J. K. Rowling
  • The U.S. Supreme Court upholds doctor-assisted suicide ban
  • U.S. Supreme Court strikes down the Communications Decency Act, inconsistent with the 1st Amendment